Tag Archives: Ocean

F/V Ocean Hunter death investigation

The Alaska State Troopers today released the following: On 5/2/18 a death was reported on the F/V Ocean Hunter, a 95-foot longline trawler in the Bering Sea. The deceased person is Christopher O’Callaghan, 55, of Kodiak. O’Callaghan was on the … Continue reading

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Fisherman Killed in Accident Aboard F/V Ocean Hunter

A 55-year-old fisherman has died after sustaining internal injuries aboard the F/V Ocean Hunter. The 95-foot trawler is owned by Tacoma based Alaska Weathervane Seafoods, LLC. The vessel had been fishing for cod in the Bering Sea at the time … Continue reading

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New Issue: Ocean Development & International Law

The latest issue of Ocean Development & International Law (Vol. 49, no. 2, 2018) is out. Contents include:Giovanny Vega-Barbosa, The Admissibility of Outer Continental Shelf Delimitation Claims Before the ICJ Absent a Recommendation by the CLCS Zhen Sun, Protection of … Continue reading

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Ninth Circuit rules Clean Water Act permit required for indirect discharge to ocean waters

It was a great exam question (at least I thought so — you’ll have to ask my Environmental Law and Policy students if they agree): does the disposal of treated wastewater from a municipal wastewater treatment plant into the ground … Continue reading

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Restricting Commercial Fishing in the Arctic Ocean

In what is being called an historic agreement, countries have joined forces and agreed to a moratorium on commercial fishing within the unregulated Arctic Ocean. Five countries with Arctic shorelines, the United States, Canada, Russia, Norway, and Denmark (representing Greenland), … Continue reading

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