Carlos say’s No deal for scallop vessels after new season starts March 1st!

The sale process of his 12 New Bedford, Massachusetts-based scallop vessels and licenses — with the prospective buyer believed to be Cooke Aquaculture — is not closed and won’t close this year unless an agreement is reached by the start of the new season, which is coming up fast, he said. “There will be no deal this year if it gets to the start of the season. I do not need to sell. Maybe we can do something next year, but not this year unless we agree (to) something soon,” said Rafael, who is currently in Cape Verde, working on a new project. Read the rest here 13:43