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  • 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 […]

  • 17 December 2018

    U.S. Senators Ed Markey and Elizabeth Warren, of Massachusetts, and Sheldon Whitehouse and Jack Reed, of Rhode Island, have called on the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) to consider fishermen’s interest earlier in the siting process for offshore wind.

  • 13 July 2018
    Environment, Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, Vessels

    US offshore wind developer Deepwater Wind has adopted a procedure designed to prevent impacts to commercial fishing gear from offshore wind energy activities.

  • 27 March 2019
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM), NOAA Fisheries and the Responsible Offshore Development Alliance (RODA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on fisheries and offshore wind coordination. Under the 10-year agreement, the parties will collaborate on the science and process of offshore wind energy development on the Atlantic Outer Continental Shelf. RODA, a coalition of fishing industry […]

  • 18 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Environment

    As fishermen in East Yorkshire are preparing to go back fishing at Westermost Rough after a two-year ban due to the offshore wind farm construction, they are worried about the quantity of lobster they will find within the area. The area alone used to provide 15% of the annual lobster catch in the UK and the quantity is expected […]

  • 3 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The West of Morecambe Fisheries Fund, established to support fishing communities operating in the eastern Irish Sea, has opened for applications from the fishing industry. The fund is an innovative approach to enable both the wind farm operators of the Ormonde, Walney 1 and 2, West of Duddon Sands wind farms and fishing industry to […]

  • 4 November 2015

    Tidal energy developments will provide a significant opportunities for the fishing sector in North Wales according to a recent Marine Services Supply Chain Study. Menter Môn is the third party manager for the Anglesey Tidal Demonstration Zone and commissioned the study in order to identify local supply chain opportunities. The findings of the study were […]

  • 3 August 2012
    Training & Education

    Fishermen from the South West will now be able to access new marine training opportunities in the region. A £300,000 grant from the Marine Management Organisation (MMO) and European Fisheries Fund (EFF) has helped the Western Training Association to install a full ship’s bridge and radar simulator at its centre in Crownhill, Plymouth. The new […]

  • 9 September 2011

    Residents of Ohio’s lake-shore communities may be asked to choose between eventually destroying the Lake Erie fishing industry or having… By Carl E. Feather (starbeacon) [mappress] Source: starbeacon, September 09, 2011;

  • 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 […]

  • 18 November 2011

    A constructive meeting with the representatives from the Marine Management Organisation was held in the NFFO offices recently to discuss the arrival of marine spatial planning and in particular, the first two draft marine plans. These will be for the East Coast Inshore and the East Coast Offshore. Marine Plans will then be extended to […]

  • 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 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has established an environmental resources working group aimed at providing guidance for achieving the state’s offshore wind goals. The offshore wind working group will include representatives from commercial and recreational fishing industries, conservation organizations, maritime industry, and fisheries councils to provide guidance for the overall strategy and […]

  • 8 March 2011

    In the annual Maine Fisherman’s Forum the Bangor Daily News Reports that BOEMER is giving wind power development projects zoning rights over other uses of the ocean resources, such as commercial fishing, all in the name of marine spatial planning: “Paul Howard, executive director of New England Fishery Management Council, said the potential impact to […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 7 August 2018
    Wind Farm Update

    US offshore wind developer Bay State Wind has revised a turbine layout pattern on a New England offshore wind farm in response to feedback from fishermen and community members. The change will accommodate historical fishing patterns, and help to provide greater ease of fishing within, and transiting through, the wind farm, Bay State Wind, a partnership […]

  • 15 April 2019

    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 […]

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 20 March 2014
    Business & Finance

    Commenting on the announcement that the Scottish Government has given the go-ahead to a major offshore wind farm development in the Outer Moray Firth, Bertie Armstrong, Chief Executive of the Scottish Fishermen’s Federation said: “Obviously, we would much prefer it if there was no interference in the traditional activities of our fishing fleet in harvesting […]

  • 2 April 2013

    The Scottish Fishermen’s Federation has held exploratory talks (26 March) with Moray Offshore Renewables Ltd (MORL) to develop mitigation strategies for the first phase of a development proposal for a major offshore windfarm in the Moray Firth. These initial discussions focused on early engagement plans with the Scottish fishing industry to explore practical co-existence and […]

  • 31 March 2015
    Training & Education

    Dalby Offshore Apprentices Josh Goodwill and Lewis Wright have passed their exams for their ‘Workboat Apprenticeship’ with Whitby & District Fishing Industry Training School. They will now return to work for the Summer on the Dalby Fleet. This will be the boys third trip to sea, working alongside the Dalby Crew, where they will be […]

  • 11 April 2012

      The NFFO West Coast Committee has made substantial progress in establishing a working dialogue with the growing marine renewables interests in the Irish Sea, following a period of soured relations and misunderstandings. The Committee observed at its recent meeting in Morecambe on 29th March that a new era of dialogue had opened up. The […]

  • 13 January 2015
    Training & Education, Vessels

    Dalby Offshore’s apprentices Josh Goodwill and Lewis Wright have achieved a successful first trip to sea where they learnt about the day-to-day working on Dalby Offshore’s Wind Farm Support Vessel (WFSV) Fleet. Josh and Lewis spent time at Whitby & District Fishing Industry Training School learning their roles in a classroom environment before heading to Lowestoft to […]

  • 18 July 2012
    Authorities, Environment

    At a meeting held on Tuesday at City Hall, local fishermen stated their concerns over the development of offshore wind projects in waters off Massachusetts and Rhode Island to the director of the federal Bureau of Offshore Energy Management, Tommy Beaudreau. Mr. Beaudreau said that BOEM has excluded Cox’s Ledge, a fish spawning area, from […]