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  • 15 April 2019
    R&D

    The U.S. Responsible Offshore Development Alliance (RODA) has formed an alliance dedicated to advancing regional research on fisheries and offshore wind. The Responsible Offshore Science Alliance (ROSA) is expected to provide for and advance regional research and monitoring of fisheries and offshore wind interactions in federal waters. The group represents a collaborative effort of fishing industry representatives, offshore wind […]

  • 16 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment, R&D

    US-based Deepwater Wind has appointed Rodney Avila as the new Fisheries Liaison, who will act as a mediator between local fisheries and the company regarding its planned offshore wind farms.

  • 18 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Ørsted U.S. Offshore Wind has entered into a partnership agreement with Responsible Offshore Development Alliance (RODA) to improve communication between the commercial fishing industry and offshore wind developers. The aim of this first-of-its-kind partnership is to create an unprecedented opportunity for commercial fishermen to provide direct input to the wind energy industry on matters of significant interest […]

  • 2 March 2020
    Jobs & Recruitment

    The Responsible Offshore Science Alliance (ROSA) has appointed Lyndie Hice-Dunton as its first executive director. Hice-Dunton officially assumed the role of Executive Director on 10 February. According to ROSA, the new appointment has over a decade of experience in fisheries science and environmental policy as a specialist on projects focusing on coastal and offshore energy, […]

  • 22 March 2019
    Environment

    U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has sent a letter to BOEM expressing concern for the possible negative impacts the Vineyard Wind project could have on fisheries, marine life and habitats. The letter represents NOAA’s public comment on BOEM’s Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the 800MW offshore wind project in Massachusetts. NOAA stated that “the […]

  • 28 October 2019
    Jobs & Recruitment

    Vineyard Wind has appointed Caela Howard as the Fisheries Liaison for Connecticut. Howard, who has most recently worked with fisheries in Connecticut and Rhode Island, will in her new role serve as the primary point of contact for fishing industry representatives in Connecticut. According to Vineyard Wind, Howard is the latest addition to the company’s network of […]

  • 31 January 2013

    Today The Crown Estate is launching plans to conduct a new research study that will explore how the Pentland Firth and Orkney waters wave and tidal projects can proceed in harmony with local fishing activities, ensuring that local communities benefit from both industries. This study will be conducted in partnership with Scottish Government’s Marine Scotland […]

  • 25 February 2011
    Business & Finance, Environment

    On behalf of the stakeholders committed to restoring and enhancing the fisheries of the Great Lakes, the Committee of Canadian Advisors to the Great Lakes Fishery Commission (GLFC) congratulates the Ontario government on its recent decision to defer development of offshore wind turbine projects until further scientific information is garnered, analyzed, and impacts assessed. In […]

  • 29 November 2012

    In Rhode Island and around the country, coastal communities are working to generate new industries, support job creation, and provide food and services to an ever-increasing population, through planning to manage and sustain the ocean’s resources. The nation’s fisheries and offshore renewable energy resources represent part of the answer. Two new short films—one focusing on […]

  • 27 June 2012

    The Martha’s Vineyard / Dukes County Fishermen’s Association (MVDCFA) and Jonathan Mayhew (together hereafter referred to as ‘Martha’s Vineyard Fishermen’) have dismissed their federal lawsuit and have entered into a Settlement Agreement with Cape Wind. The Martha’s Vineyard Fishermen and Cape Wind have agreed to work together to support sustainable local Island commercial fisheries and […]

  • 21 May 2020
    Authorities, R&D

    Four US institutions have received USD 1.1 million in grants to conduct fisheries studies which will guide the ongoing development of the offshore wind industry in North America. The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) (USD 496,688), the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (USD 200,000), and the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) (USD 400,000) […]

  • 8 April 2019
    R&D, Wind Farm Update

    Vineyard Wind will implement recommendations from the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth’s School for Marine Science and Technology (SMAST) to guide the fisheries monitoring studies during the construction of the 800MW wind farm offshore Massachusetts. The recommendations will also be used to initiate longer-term studies as part of a regional approach to fisheries studies. SMAST’s studies […]

  • 17 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Environment

    The U.S. Vineyard Wind is sponsoring a fisheries event in Massachusetts as part of its efforts to connect with the fishing industry in New England. The Massachusetts Lobstermen’s Association Annual Weekend and Trade Show began today, 17 January, and will be taking place until 20 January at the Resort and Conference Center of Hyannis. Representatives from Vineyard Wind are […]

  • 13 July 2016

    The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has set up a new webpage that serves as a single point of entry for updates on Atlantic offshore renewable energy planning and leasing efforts. The webpage, dedicated to the commercial fishing industry, will provide users with status updates, charts and maps, and project-specific developer contact information for fisheries liaisons and fishery representatives. The fishing […]

  • 7 November 2018
    R&D

    The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth’s School for Marine Science and Technology (SMAST) is hosting four workshops with the fishing industry to identify priorities for the assessment of impacts offshore wind has on fisheries and ecological conditions.

  • 9 April 2014
    Environment, R&D

    During this week’s meeting in Montauk, New York, the Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council will host a public listening session on offshore wind power in the United Kingdom. The listening session will be held today, April 9 from 5:00 to 6:00 p.m. and will also be accessible via webinar. Guest speaker will be Tom Watson, Fishery […]

  • 20 March 2018
    Environment, R&D

    Vineyard Wind has entered into a collaborative agreement with the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth’s School for Marine Science and Technology (SMAST) to assess fisheries, which is expected to further public understanding of offshore wind development impacts.

  • 23 December 2013
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    Rhode Island Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC) staff has announced that it is is currently completing staff reports for the Deepwater Wind’s Block Island wind farm application, with Deepwater Wind Subcommittee meetings expected to be scheduled in early 2014 (January). The CRMC has accepted the amended application for Deepwater’s cable landing in Narragansett as well. […]

  • 20 January 2015

    A fund aimed at boosting relations between offshore wind and commercial fishing activities has distributed GBP 130,000 to fishermen. Seven UK commercial fishing projects were awarded cash by a not-for-profit company West of Morecambe Fisheries, a body set up by Dong, Scottish Power Renewables, SSE and Vattenfall, to improve fishermen safety and to help them find […]

  • 21 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Rhode Island Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC) has issued the federal consistency concurrence for the Vineyard Wind offshore wind project. The news follows Vineyard Wind’s submission of a commercial fisheries mitigation proposal and a commercial fisheries biological assessment monitoring plan summary to CRMC. The Massachusetts office of coastal zone management is expected to issue […]

  • 19 December 2014
    Authorities, R&D

    Two new publications in the series “Scottish Marine and Freshwater Science” are released this week providing new spatial data adding to the evidence base for the development of marine planning in Scottish waters. The first, published today by scientists from the Marine Planning and Environmental Advice Programme at MSS presents new maps of sensitive areas […]

  • 21 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Environment, Grid Connection, Ports & Logistics

    The New Bedford Port Authority has reached an agreement with all offshore wind developers operating in the Massachusetts/Rhode Island market to serve as the designated Fisheries Representative of the commercial fishing industry to each of the development companies.

  • 8 September 2011
    Authorities

    European Commissioner for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Maria Damanaki is currently visiting the US to strengthen co-operation between the… (fis) [mappress] Source: fis, September 08, 2011

  • 30 July 2018
    Jobs & Recruitment

    Vineyard Wind has appointed Crista Bank as Fisheries Liaison to lead the project’s regional engagement with fishing industry representatives on Cape and Islands, the South Coast, Rhode Island, and along the East Coast in the US.

  • 15 March 2011

    The first meeting of the governor’s Fisheries Working Group on Offshore Renewable Energy nearly became the last.   By Steve Urbon (southcoasttoday) [mappress] Source: southcoasttoday, March 15, 2011  

  • 4 February 2014
    Environment

    The Crown Estate led Fisheries Liaison with Offshore Wind and Wet renewables (FLOWW) group has recently published a revised set of best practice guidelines for fisheries liaison around offshore renewables developments. The finalisation of these guidelines, after nearly three years in development, is a testament to the spirit of co-operation and collaboration that the FLOWW […]