Portland Harbor’s icy buildup creates a sea of trouble – Video

portland frozen 2015Standing in the wheelhouse of the tug Andrew McAllister as it approached Portland Harbor on Friday, Capt. Bob Rand steered around Spring Point and ran into a pack of ice. “It’s like we’re entering the Northwest Passage,” said Rand, referring to the Arctic sea route. The harbor’s fishing fleet has suffered the most. Charles Adams, captain of the groundfish dragger American Heritage, said he has only fished four days in the past five weeks. As a result, he has fallen behind in a lot of bills. “It’s been horrible,” he said. Read the rest here 10:19

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