BASE withdraws its bid to buy Carlos Rafael’s boats

An attempt to gain control of a large portion of Carlos Rafael’s fleet by the local seafood auction has been withdrawn after a fight over the vessels made its way to court.,, The fight is an important one as New Bedford is trying to keep the fishing and scallop boats, as well as their federal permits, in the city. Though both entities have pledged to do that, Blue Harvest would consolidate ownership and BASE has said it would resell the boats to individual owners. >click to read< 16:12

One Response to BASE withdraws its bid to buy Carlos Rafael’s boats

  1. Joel Hovanesian says:

    The consolidation of this industry continues unabated. How is allowing a big corporation (like Carlos’s) better than having small businessmen achieve their dream of becoming their own boss one day?
    Thanks again Jane Lubchenco….for nothing.

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.