Hawaii: USCG responds to grounded fishing vessel

U.S. Coast Guard 14th District reports that responders are working to remove potential pollutants from the 63-foot commercial fishing vessel, Midway Island, currently aground off Hilo, Hawaii. The Coast Guard is working

Coast Guard investigates collision off Oahu

The U.S. Coast Guard responded to a reported collision of two vessels approximately 20 miles southeast of Oahu, Wednesday. The commercial fishing vessel, Helen, reportedly collided with the Italian-flagged Liquid Propane Gas

Wärtsilä to design and power advanced fishing vessel for Scottish owner

JANUARY 22, 2019 — Wärtsilä will provide the ship design, the main engine and other propulsion equipment for a new state of the art fishing vessel to be built at the Balenciaga

Rolls-Royce to design and equip advanced stern trawler

JANUARY 2, 2019 — Rolls-Royce has signed a contract to deliver the ship design and an extensive range of equipment for a 70 m stern trawler ordered by AS, based in Troms

Forty year old fishing vessel gets a heart transplant

DECEMBER 18, 2018 — A fishing vessel originally delivered as a purse seiner in 1978 by Allied Shipyards of North Vancouver, BC, has recently been given a heart transplant in the form

Thoma-Sea to build advanced Rolls-Royce design pelagic trawler

JUNE 11, 2018 — Houma, LA, shipbuilder Thoma-Sea Marine Constructors, L.L.C. has signed a contract with Rolls-Royce Marine for the development of a state-of-the-art pelagic trawler. The 100 meter-long vessel is to

$414,000 civil penalties in fishing vessel pollution case

MAY 7, 2018 — An August 17, 2017 incident in which the 63 ft U.S. flagged fishing vessel Challenge sank in New Bedford harbor causing a major fuel spill today had its

Oil and garbage offenses off American Samoa bring $2.5 million penalty

AUGUST 30, 2017 — Yuh Fa Fishery (Vanuatu) Co. Ltd., a fishing company operating in and around American Samoa was convicted and sentenced today for maintaining false and incomplete records relating to

Damen Maaskant books order for beam trawler

MAY 11, 2017 — Damen Maaskant Shipyards Stellendam is to build a new beam trawler for the Hakvoort Brothers, based in Urk, the Netherlands. The vessel, which will be built using a

Guilty plea in fishing vessel pollution case

MARCH 20, 2017 — Randall Fox, a captain of the fishing vessel Native Sun, and son of its owner, Bingham Fox, pleaded guilty March 16 in federal court in Seattle, Washington, for