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Kirby’s Matt Woodruff Elected President of American Maritime Partnership

News from gCaptain - Thu, 01/11/2018 - 10:36

The American Maritime Partnership (AMP), the member-driven coalition representing the U.S. domestic maritime industry on policy issues, has announced that Matt Woodruff of Kirby Corporation has been elected as its new President, succeeding Thomas A. Allegretti of The American Waterways Operators. In addition to his role with at the AMP, Woodruff is Vice President of […]

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Categories: Maritime News

Trump Administration’s Offshore Drilling Plan Could Unlock 65 Billion Barrels – Rystad

News from gCaptain - Thu, 01/11/2018 - 09:30

Jan 10 (Reuters) – The Trump administration’s proposal to open up almost all of U.S. offshore waters to oil and gas drilling could unlock up to 65 billion barrels of oil equivalent (boe), attracting billions of dollars in investment, consultancy Rystad Energy said. Last week, U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke said a draft program would […]

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Categories: Maritime News

Fredriksen Seen as `Central’ to Seadrill Solution, DNB Says

News from gCaptain - Thu, 01/11/2018 - 09:24

By Mikael Holter (Bloomberg) — After alternative proposals were unveiled seeking to challenge Seadrill Ltd.’s restructuring plan, one of the oil-rig company’s key banks said any deal will require the participation of billionaire John Fredriksen. The comments from DNB ASA, one of eight members of a committee of Seadrill lenders, come after disgruntled bondholders have […]

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Categories: Maritime News

Northern California Announces Dungeness Opening, Part of Oregon Holds Off - SeafoodNews

Fishing News - Thu, 01/11/2018 - 09:07

SeafoodNews

Northern California Announces Dungeness Opening, Part of Oregon Holds Off
SeafoodNews
Northern California Announces Dungeness Opening, Part of Oregon Holds Off SEAFOODNEWS.COM [Seafood News] by Susan Chambers - January 11, 2018 Northern California Announces Dungeness Opening, Part of Oregon Holds Off West Coast ports are busy: Fishermen ...

Categories: Oregon Fishing News

U.S. Turns to Net Gas Exporter for the First Time in 60 Years

News from gCaptain - Thu, 01/11/2018 - 08:44

By Naureen S. Malik (Bloomberg) — America’s trade imbalance just got a wee bit smaller. The U.S. has now become a net exporter of natural gas on an annual basis for the first time since at least 1957. Net exports averaged about 0.4 billion cubic feet per day last year, flipping from net inflows of […]

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Categories: Maritime News

ODFW seeks nominees to represent Oregon on Pacific fisheries council - KCBY.com 11

Fishing News - Thu, 01/11/2018 - 07:12

KCBY.com 11

ODFW seeks nominees to represent Oregon on Pacific fisheries council
KCBY.com 11
Specific knowledge of and experience in management issues and fisheries is important, as is a strong conservation ethic. The successful candidate also must work collectively with other council members, often making difficult decisions and fulfilling ...

Categories: Oregon Fishing News

Fly fishing conversations with a New York real estate developer - High Country News

Fishing News - Thu, 01/11/2018 - 01:11

High Country News

Fly fishing conversations with a New York real estate developer
High Country News
In the summer of 1972, my wife, Hilde, and I worked at a North Umpqua River fishing lodge in Oregon that was owned by close friends. The lodge attracted guests from across the country to fly-fish for seagoing rainbow trout called steelhead that ranged ...

Categories: Oregon Fishing News

Feds to pause killing of beavers in Oregon after threat of lawsuit - kgw.com

Fishing News - Wed, 01/10/2018 - 17:58

kgw.com

Feds to pause killing of beavers in Oregon after threat of lawsuit
kgw.com
PORTLAND, Ore. — The U.S. government will temporarily stop killing beavers in Oregon after environmental groups threatened a lawsuit alleging the practice reduces the number of dams that create deep pools that are ideal habitat for young, endangered ...
US to halt killing beavers in Oregon after threat of lawsuitKVAL
Federal government suspends beaver-killing after environmental groups threaten lawsuitOregonLive.com
Government Agency Says It Will Stop Killing The Beaver State's Beavers To Help Its SalmonOPB News
Statesman Journal -Portland Tribune
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Categories: Oregon Fishing News

After Florida, More States Press Trump Administration for Offshore Drilling Exemptions

News from gCaptain - Wed, 01/10/2018 - 16:29

By Valerie Volcovici WASHINGTON, Jan 10 (Reuters) – Governors and other officials from several U.S. coastal states ramped up pressure on the Trump administration on Wednesday to exempt their waters from an offshore drilling plan, hours after the Interior Department granted Florida’s request to opt out. The backlash could complicate President Donald Trump’s efforts to […]

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Categories: Maritime News

Saudi-Led Coalition Says it Thwarted an Attack on Oil Tanker Off Yemen

News from gCaptain - Wed, 01/10/2018 - 13:43

RIYADH, Jan 10 (Reuters) – The Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen said on Wednesday it had thwarted an attack on a Saudi oil tanker over the weekend by Houthi fighters near the Red Sea port of Hodeidah. The coalition destroyed a boat carrying explosives as it headed towards the tanker on Saturday, coalition spokesman Colonel […]

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Categories: Maritime News

Pacific Northwest salmon are in big genetic trouble - Science Magazine

Fishing News - Wed, 01/10/2018 - 12:19

Science Magazine

Pacific Northwest salmon are in big genetic trouble
Science Magazine
“It's a fascinating report,” says Matthew Sloat, a fisheries ecologist with the Wild Salmon Center, a nonprofit salmon conservation group in Portland, Oregon. “The main conclusion is not terribly surprising,” he says, but “it does confirm a long ...
Salmon Are Losing Their Genetic Diversity. That's A Big Problem.KUOW News and Information

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Categories: Oregon Fishing News

China Oil Spill Compensation Claims Face Iran Payment Snags

News from gCaptain - Wed, 01/10/2018 - 11:17

By Jonathan Saul LONDON, Jan 10 (Reuters) – The reluctance of foreign banks to deal with Iran could complicate any compensation payments resulting from the collision last week of an Iranian oil tanker and a Chinese cargo ship, sources say. The tanker Sanchi, carrying 136,000 tonnes of highly flammable condensate oil, collided with the Chinese […]

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Categories: Maritime News

Carriers Beginning to Postpone ULCV Deliveries Amid Overcapacity and Softer Demand

News from gCaptain - Wed, 01/10/2018 - 10:58

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – Where contracts allow, ocean carriers are starting to postpone deliveries of new ultra-large container vessels (ULCVs) in the face of the return of the twin challenges of cellular overcapacity and softening demand. Alphaliner claimed today that Cosco has deferred 10 of the 28 ULCVs it was due to receive […]

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Categories: Maritime News

IMB: Maritime Piracy in 2017 Reached 22-Year Low

News from gCaptain - Wed, 01/10/2018 - 10:51

A total of 180 incidents of piracy and armed robbery against ships were reported to the International Chamber of Commerce’s (ICC) International Maritime Bureau (IMB) in 2017, according to the latest IMB report. This is the lowest annual number of incidents since 1995, when 188 reports were received. In 2017, 136 vessels were boarded, while […]

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More Mega-Ships Are a Big Problem for Cargo Carriers

News from gCaptain - Wed, 01/10/2018 - 09:58

By Kyunghee Park (Bloomberg) — Container shipping companies are bracing for a challenging year — they will have more space available for carrying goods than the amount of cargo that’s out there. Corrine Png, chief executive officer of research firm Crucial Perspective, estimates freight-carrying capacity on container ships will rise 5.9 percent this year, outstripping demand growth […]

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Categories: Maritime News

Explosion on Burning Tanker Sanchi Forces Rescue Crews to Retreat

News from gCaptain - Wed, 01/10/2018 - 08:50

By Josephine Mason and Yuna Park BEIJING/SEOUL, Jan 10 (Reuters) – Rescue crews were forced to retreat from a stricken Iranian oil tanker in the East China Sea on Wednesday following an explosion on the ship as a fire raged for a fourth day after a dramatic collision. The blast happened on board the tanker […]

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Categories: Maritime News

Trump Yanks Florida From Offshore Drilling Plan After Objections

News from gCaptain - Wed, 01/10/2018 - 08:07

By Jennifer A. Dlouhy (Bloomberg) — The Trump administration is ruling out plans to sell new drilling rights off the coast of Florida, including eastern Gulf of Mexico waters coveted by oil companies, amid pressure from Republican Governor Rick Scott. The about-face came just five days after the Interior Department said it was considering selling […]

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Categories: Maritime News

Wildfire, endangered species and tribal life highlight talks at Cape Perpetua - Statesman Journal

Fishing News - Tue, 01/09/2018 - 18:33

Statesman Journal

Wildfire, endangered species and tribal life highlight talks at Cape Perpetua
Statesman Journal
What: "Return of the Oregon Silverspot Butterfly," 1 p.m.. Anne Walker, US Fish and Wildlife Service biologist, will discuss the threatened Oregon silverspot butterfly, whose range is now limited to a handful of coastal meadows, and efforts being done ...

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Categories: Oregon Fishing News

The last Gillnetter: Magazine documented the life of fishermen - Chinook Observer

Fishing News - Tue, 01/09/2018 - 18:10

Chinook Observer

The last Gillnetter: Magazine documented the life of fishermen
Chinook Observer
Oregon's fish and wildlife commission has since tried to walk back from the plan, unsuccessfully pushing to give gillnetters back time on the river last year. Washington state has continued to move forward, testing gear such as purse and beach seine ...

Categories: Oregon Fishing News

Casting from shore - The Reflector

Fishing News - Tue, 01/09/2018 - 16:21

The Reflector

Casting from shore
The Reflector
Menus are displayed on wall-size chalkboards among an assortment of drawings including the skeletal motif of a Northwest Coast Art-styled salmon, the Cowlitz Tribe logo, and a boat with “L&L” plastered on its main sail. Beach chairs adorn the patio and ...

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