Newbuild Factory Trawler Araho En Route to Alaska

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NationalFisherman.com, February 8, 2017
By Jessica Hathaway

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The latest in a series of new Bering Sea boats headed to Alaska was built on Florida’s Gulf Coast and is owned by a Maine company, making it a truly tri-coastal, all-American vessel. The DNV-classed Araho is the first newbuild U.S.-flagged freezer processor factory trawler in more than 25 years.  

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The O’Hara Fishing Dynasty: Their Secret? Knowing When to Fish or Cut Bait

O'Hara Corporation's Defender

SEAFOODNEWS.COM [Free Press Online], August 14, 2015
By Christine Parish

O'Hara Corporation's Defender
On July 31, O’Hara Corporation launched the first American fishing vessel that will be able to chase fish through polar ice off the coast of Alaska.

Now in its fifth generation, the O’Hara family business has shown the ability to adapt as fishing technology, two world wars, and changes in international fisheries laws upended the industry…. Continue Reading

Fears Mount Over NPFMC Halibut By-catch Quota Vote

Council’s decision is likely to cost Alaskan jobs

Alaska Business Monthly [Op-Ed], May 19, 2015
By Andrew Murphy

I have been an Alaskan since 1996. I live and work in Dutch Harbor and have built a labor and equipment company providing services to the Amendment 80 vessels. The North Pacific Management Council is meeting in June to decide whether to adjust the Amendment 80 fleet’s allowable halibut by-catch. The Council’s decision is likely to cost Alaskan jobs…. Continue Reading