Tag Archives: Massachusetts Fishermen’s Partnership

Letters signal preventative strike against NOAA fishing measures

gdt iconNOAA Regional Administrator John K. Bullard has conceded the emergency measures, which will be announced around the middle of this month, likely will include quota cuts and area closures and will have a “disproportionate” negative impact on small-boat groundfish ports such as Gloucester and Portsmouth, N.H. Read the rest here 08:01

Massachusetts Fishermen’s Partnership is organizing a health-care forum next Thursday at 6 p.m. in Gloucester

gdt iconAngela Sanfillipo – “Because we’re in the fishing community, and fishing affects everyone else in the community, the meeting is a public meeting for anyone who wants to come,”  “Even if people are not in the industry and they need assistance, we’ll be happy to give it to them.” Health-care forum next Thursday at 6 p.m. at the Gloucester Lyceum and Sawyer Free Library [email protected] 08:30

Free Safety and Survival Training for Fishermen – April 26, from 7:30 AM to 3:00 PM at the University of Massachusetts SMAST building , 706 Rodney French Blvd. in New Bedford

Free Safety and Survival Training for Fishermen

New Bedford – April 26, 2013

Burlington, MA – (For Immediate Release) —  On Friday, April 26, Fishing Partnership Support Services (FPSS) will provide free safety and survival training for commercial fishermen at the University of Massachusetts SMAST building , 706 Rodney French Blvd. in New Bedford from 7:30 AM to 3:00 PM.  The daylong training is conducted by US Coast Guard certified fishing vessel safety instructors. continued