Tag Archives: FISHING

INJURED FISHERMAN AIRLIFTED FROM ALASKA FISHING VESSEL ARAHO

A crewman was seriously injured Friday while working aboard the Alaska Fishing Vessel ARAHO.  The 51-year-old crewman was reportedly working in the vessel factory stacking pans when a storage crate fell upon him. The detailed circumstances leading up to the … Continue reading

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SITKA – FIVE ALASKA FISHERMEN RESCUED FROM GROUNDED FISHING VESSEL MASONIC

The crew of the Fishing Vessel Masonic put on survival suits and abandoned ship into the vessel life raft on Tuesday.  The 62 foot Masonic went aground near Coronation Island south east of Sitka and the crew radioed a May … Continue reading

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Abandoned Fishing Nets as Swimwear, Carpets, and More

It is estimated that our oceans hold 640,000 tons of discarded fishing gear. This “Ghost Gear” refers to any fishing gear that has been abandoned, lost, or discarded, often due to severe weather and other circumstances. Old nylon nets often … Continue reading

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Gone fishing

I know I should have done a newsrund today but I have decided to take Easter off.  The sun is shining and the garden beckons.  Next post will be Tuesday. Tessa Photo by Rogerio Zgiet The post Gone fishing appeared … Continue reading

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Judge Robert J. Bryan Awards Fisherman Attorneys’ Fees for Vessel’s Underpayment of Fishing Wages in Schutt v. Gardner (WDWA Cause No. 18-5832 RJB)

ORDER ON CROSS MOTIONS FOR SUMMARY JUDGMENT This matter comes before the Court on the Plaintiff’s Motion for Summary Judgment (Dkt. 16) and the Defendants’ Cross Motion for Summary Judgment (Dkt. 20). The Court has considered the pleadings filed in … Continue reading

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