Column, Editor's Notebook

Options Aplenty for Northern Cod

Some pundits might argue that there are nearly as many opinions of what to do with the iconic Northern cod as there are actual fish in the ocean. While that might be a mild exaggeration, proposals and theories are aplenty...

Options Aplenty for Northern Cod Options Aplenty for Northern Cod
Column, Twine Loft

The Twine Loft - July 2019

Passed On: Robert Colbourne – St. Lunaire-Griquet, N.L. fisherman

Colbourne, 52, passed away on May 28. He was born on April 25, 1967 to Eliza and Winston Colbourne and was the youngest of three children. He worked hard to provide...

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Column, News, On The Waterfront

On the Waterfront - July 2019

Fatal Fishing Accident Off Labrador

A 52-year-old veteran Newfoundland fisherman died after falling overboard from an offshore fishing vessel on May 28. The Transportation Safety Board (TSB) reported that the fisherman, identified as Robert Colbourne of St. Lunaire-Griquet, N.L., went overboard...

On the Waterfront - July 2019 On the Waterfront - July 2019
Column, Commentary

2019 Crab and Lobster Overview

For the past 10 years, I have made an annual trip to New Brunswick following the Boston Seafood Show to discuss the market outlook for snow crab and lobster with harvesters and processors in a series of meetings around...

2019 Crab and  Lobster Overview 2019 Crab and Lobster Overview
Column

Our People Problem

In last month’s Navigator, the Editor’s Notebook section provided an extensive discussion of plant worker shortages, referring to them as “a complex and stubborn dilemma.” The discussion was largely based on research done by Food Processing Skills Canada. In this...

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Featured

N.L. Inshore Northern Shrimp Quota Holding Its Own

After years of drastic cuts, this year’s much anticipated inshore Northern shrimp quota in fishing area 6 (SFA 6) was quietly announced without much fanfare and the news was actually positive. ...

Patent Issued for N.L. Robotic Snow Crab Processing Unit

Above: CCFI managing director Bob Verge explaining the patented crab butchering technology. Work Continuing on Final Phase of System The first patent has been issued and more are pending for ...
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Options Aplenty for Northern Cod

Some pundits might argue that there are nearly as many opinions of what to do with the iconic Northern cod as there are actual fish in the ocean. While that might be a mild exaggeration, proposals ...

The Twine Loft - July 2019

Passed On: Robert Colbourne – St. Lunaire-Griquet, N.L. fisherman Colbourne, 52, passed away on May 28. He was born on April 25, 1967 to Eliza and Winston Colbourne and was the youngest of three ...
Final Voyages

It Must Have Been Really Quick - Part II

After refitting his longliner in the winter of 1994/95, Skipper Bob Stacey from St. Lawrence had a brand-new boat ready for the 1995 fishing season on the south coast of Newfoundland. The Jessie ...

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