Author Archives: lobstermen

NOTICE TO FISHERMEN

Baystate Wind (Dong Energy) area in BLUE – Geotechnical survey to start approximately on October 7, 2016 Estimated duration 15 days (weather permitting) Fishermen are requested to provide RV Fugro Synergy a wide berth of one half-mile. Passing vessels are requested to reduce speed if possible. A local Fishing Industry Representative (FIR) will act as the onboard […]

Life as a Fisherman’s Daughter

“My family owns an offshore lobster company on Cape Cod.” I say as I introduce myself to a group of colleagues in Boston. “Oh cool, so your dad is a fisherman?” Someone replies.  No.  It goes far beyond that. Not only was my dad a valedictorian at Massachusetts Maritime Academy, but has a degree in […]

Commercial Fishing Organizations Oppose Cashes Ledge and the New England Canyons be designated a National Monument

Massachusetts Lobstermen’s Association along with 8 other commercial fishing organizations signed and sent a letter to President Obama opposing the potential designation of the Cashes Ledges and the New England Canyons as a National monument. Dear Mr. President;             The Massachusetts Lobstermen’s Association along with the following organizations: Atlantic Offshore […]