Working Waterfront Festival – Annual blessing, UMass Dartmouth SMAST Recieves Friend of the Fishing Industry award

smastJames Kendall, of New Bedford Seafood Consulting, also spoke, and presented Offshore Mariners’ Wives Association Friend of the Fishing Industry awards to members of the UMass Dartmouth School for Marine Science and Technology . Kendall said in the past, the award went to key members of SMAST, or “captains.” “This year, we would like to try something a little different. This year we want to acknowledge their mate and crew,” Kendall said, referring to members of SMAST faculty and students. Read the rest here 17:15