Man Dies in Bering Sea Accident aboard F/V Ocean Hunter

Man Dies in Bering Sea Accident aboard F/V Ocean Hunter

Alaska State Troopers revealed that a crewmember on the 95-foot f/v Ocean Hunter suffered injuries that resulted in his death last Wednesday.  The vessel was fishing longline in the Bering Sea when the incident occurred, AST reports. According to the report, 55-year-old Kodiak resident Christopher O’Callaghan was working on the deck of the vessel when […]

Bering Sea Elder Group Comes out in Opposition to OCS Leasing Plan

Bering Sea Elder Group Comes out in Opposition to OCS Leasing Plan

The Bering Sea Elders Group came out in opposition of Trump’s decision to open wide swaths of Alaska’s Outer Continental Shelf to leasing on Friday. The group pointed out that the Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) had promised the group that it would meaningfully consult them on any proposed drilling in the […]