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Court Upholds Oregon's Right to Protect Water, Fish From Destructive River Mining - Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Fishing News - Wed, 09/12/2018 - 13:26

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Court Upholds Oregon's Right to Protect Water, Fish From Destructive River Mining
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
PORTLAND, Ore.— The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals today upheld an Oregon law restricting motorized gold mining in sensitive salmon streams. In 2017 Oregon passed the Suction Dredge Reform Bill (S.B. 3) to protect water quality and fish habitat across ...
Ninth Circuit Upholds Ban on Oregon Dredge MiningCourthouse News Service
Court Affirms Oregon Restrictions On Suction Dredge MiningOPB News
Court fends off challenge to state restrictions on suction-dredge gold miningPamplin Media Group
San Francisco Chronicle
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Photos: Hurricane Florence’s Enormity is Best Seen from Space

News from gCaptain - Wed, 09/12/2018 - 11:51
With Hurricane Florence continuing on a collision course with the U.S. mid-Atlantic coast, officials are warning of life-threating conditions consisting of hurricane-force winds, massive storm surge, and an obscene amount of rainfall. As of 2 p.m. ET, Hurricane Florence was located about 435 miles (700 km) southeast of Wilmington, North Carolina, moving toward the west-northwest […]
Categories: Maritime News

France Says Scallop Fishing Talks with Britain End in Failure

News from gCaptain - Wed, 09/12/2018 - 10:58
PARIS, Sept 12 (Reuters) – Talks between French and British fisherman over rights to catch scallops have ended in failure, France’s agriculture ministry said on Wednesday, raising the risk of further tensions at sea. French fishermen have accused the British of unfairly catching scallops in the Baie de Seine off the coast of Normandy during […]
Categories: Maritime News

Europe’s Biggest Port Says Companies Aren’t Doing Enough for Brexit

News from gCaptain - Wed, 09/12/2018 - 10:22
By Ellen Proper (Bloomberg) — The Port of Rotterdam, Europe’s biggest shipping port, warned companies on both sides of the Channel that they aren’t doing enough to prepare for Britain’s exit from the European Union, as it plans a test of its facilities to make sure it’s ready for the worst. “If the companies don’t […]
Categories: Maritime News

Dry Bulk Shipping Rates Plunge as Owners Fret About Trade War Impact

News from gCaptain - Wed, 09/12/2018 - 07:36
By Alex Longley (Bloomberg) — When U.S. President Donald Trump fired the first salvos in his trade war with China, the market for hauling bulk commodities that power the Asian country’s economy responded with a surprising surge. Now shipowners are losing their swagger. Rates to haul iron ore and coal on 1,000-foot Capesize ships plunged by 39 […]
Categories: Maritime News

Maersk to Install Scrubbers On a ‘Limited Number of Vessels’ Ahead of 2020 Global Sulphur Cap

News from gCaptain - Wed, 09/12/2018 - 07:32
SINGAPORE/COPENHAGEN, Sept 12 (Reuters) – A.P. Moller-Maersk , the world’s biggest container shipping group, will add devices to reduce harmful exhaust emissions to some of its ships ahead of new global fuel regulations starting in 2020. To combat air pollution, the International Maritime Organization (IMO), the United Nations’ shipping agency, has set global regulations to […]
Categories: Maritime News

Three Oregon Tribes Are Locked in a Dispute Over Fishing at Willamette Falls. It's About Much More Than a Few Salmon. - Willamette Week

Fishing News - Wed, 09/12/2018 - 05:40

Willamette Week

Three Oregon Tribes Are Locked in a Dispute Over Fishing at Willamette Falls. It's About Much More Than a Few Salmon.
Willamette Week
In 2016, records show, the Grand Ronde, the state's largest tribe by enrollment—and its richest, thanks to its Spirit Mountain casino—approached the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, requesting a permit to catch up to 15 salmonids (salmon plus ...

Categories: Oregon Fishing News

Damen performs tank testing of new FCS 7011

News from gCaptain - Wed, 09/12/2018 - 05:24
Press Release – Damen Shipyards Group has carried out tank testing of its 70-metre Fast Crew Supplier (FCS) 7011. The tests were carried out at the Delft University of Technology (TU Delft) with a 2.8-metre long model. Intended for long distance crew transfer operations, the Damen FCS 7011 will offer the offshore oil & gas industry […]
Categories: Maritime News

Missing Oregon hiker was killed in state's first fatal wild cougar attack, authorities say - Washington Post

Fishing News - Wed, 09/12/2018 - 02:44

Washington Post

Missing Oregon hiker was killed in state's first fatal wild cougar attack, authorities say
Washington Post
“There's a slim possibility that something else is responsible, but at this point, every indication is that a cougar is responsible,” Brian Wolfer, a watershed manager with the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, told reporters. “We're seeking ...
Cougar attack suspected in death of missing Oregon hiker found near Mount HoodOregonLive.com

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Cougar attack suspected in death of missing Oregon hiker found near Mount Hood - OregonLive.com

Fishing News - Tue, 09/11/2018 - 18:52

OregonLive.com

Cougar attack suspected in death of missing Oregon hiker found near Mount Hood
OregonLive.com
An autopsy determined the wounds found on the body of 55-year-old Diana Bober were caused by a large animal, but DNA samples are being sent to the Oregon Fish & Wildlife Forensics Lab in Ashland to find more evidence of what harmed Bober, ...

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Oregon Outdoors: Fly fishing - KTVL

Fishing News - Tue, 09/11/2018 - 18:46

KTVL

Oregon Outdoors: Fly fishing
KTVL
JOSEPHINE COUNTY, Ore. — Travel with the Mail Tribune's Mark Freeman to the Upper Rogue River for a fly fishing adventure. It's the perfect time to fish steelhead, and the fly bait attracts the steelhead without disturbing the salmon. close video ad ...

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Columbia River closes to all salmon fishing, sport and commercial - OregonLive.com

Fishing News - Tue, 09/11/2018 - 17:12

OregonLive.com

Columbia River closes to all salmon fishing, sport and commercial
OregonLive.com
Citing low salmon and steelhead counts at Bonneville Dam, Oregon and Washington fish managers ordered a close to all recreational and non-tribal commercial fishing in the Columbia River after Wednesday. The closure includes coho, fall chinook and ...
Much of Columbia River closing to salmon, steelhead fishingThe Spokesman-Review
Wednesday is your last day to go salmon fishingTri-City Herald

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Oregon, Feds Say Higher Water Standards for Fish 12 Years Away - Courthouse News Service

Fishing News - Tue, 09/11/2018 - 15:14

Courthouse News Service

Oregon, Feds Say Higher Water Standards for Fish 12 Years Away
Courthouse News Service
PORTLAND, Ore. (CN) – For over two decades, Oregon has regulated thermal pollution in rivers and streams using illegal standards. But at a hearing Tuesday, the federal and state governments said it will take another 12 years to come up with revised ...

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These are the Three U.S. Navy Ships Built to Always Remember 9/11

News from gCaptain - Tue, 09/11/2018 - 11:59
In the spirit of never forgetting the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, the U.S. Navy has built three ships dedicated and named after the locations where the 9/11 attacks took place. The ships, USS New York, USS Arlington, and USS Somerset, each incorporated materials from the sites in honor of the victims and first […]
Categories: Maritime News

Florence Destruction May Be Worse Because of Climate Change

News from gCaptain - Tue, 09/11/2018 - 10:44
By Jim Efstathiou Jr. and Eric Roston (Bloomberg) — As Hurricane Florence barrels toward North Carolina, it’s being strengthened and guided by a one-two punch of climate factors scientists have been tracking for years. Florence, which threatens to be the most severe storm to hit North Carolina in more than 60 years, is being steered […]
Categories: Maritime News

U.S. Navy Sorties Ships Ahead of Major Hurricane Florence, TS Olivia in the Pacific

News from gCaptain - Tue, 09/11/2018 - 10:42
U.S. Navy ships in Pearl Harbor and Norfolk have been ordered to sortie ahead of  Tropical Storm Olivia approaching the Hawaiin Islands and Hurricane Florence, which continues to roar towards the mid-Atlantic coast.  U.S. Fleet Forces Command ordered Monday all Navy ships in the Hampton Roads area to set Sortie Condition Alpha as Hurricane Florence, now a […]
Categories: Maritime News

U.S. States See Energy Boom Along With Economic Expansion

News from gCaptain - Tue, 09/11/2018 - 10:10
The article is courtesy Stateline, an initiative of the Pew Charitable Trusts. By Tim Henderson Sept 11 (Stateline) – An oil and gas bonanza in Southwestern states may be helping to drive the continuing national economic boom. The nation’s 4.2 percent growth in GDP, estimated last month by the Bureau of Economic Analysis, is the highest […]
Categories: Maritime News

Wood you like some smoked salmon? - Oregon Coast Today

Fishing News - Tue, 09/11/2018 - 09:36

Oregon Coast Today

Wood you like some smoked salmon?
Oregon Coast Today
The Salmon Bake is renowned as the Oregon coast's signature salmon celebration, drawing salmon lovers from throughout the state and beyond to enjoy the food and fun. Raffle tickets will be on sale at the Salmon Bake for “Discover Depoe Bay” packages, ...

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South Africa’s Transnet to Deepen Durban Port to Accommodate Larger Ships

News from gCaptain - Tue, 09/11/2018 - 09:16
By Tanisha Heiberg JOHANNESBURG, Sept 11 (Reuters) – South Africa’s Transnet said on Tuesday it will spend 7 billion rand ($464 million) to deepen berths at Africa’s biggest container terminal in the port city of Durban to accommodate larger vessels. Transnet, which operates nearly three-quarters of the African rail network, the bulk of which is […]
Categories: Maritime News

Shipping Fears Engine Failures as Industry Switches to Low Sulphur Fuel

News from gCaptain - Tue, 09/11/2018 - 09:08
By Ellen Milligan (Bloomberg) — Add oil tankers breaking down at sea to the list of things shipping companies are worrying about as they brace for a once-in-a-generation overhaul to the kind of fuel the industry must consume. From Jan. 1, 2020, the vast majority of the world’s merchant fleet will have to use fuel containing no […]
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