View Great Schooner Race from Rockland Breakwater, July 5
Wed, 06/26/2019 - 2:45pm
ROCKLAND — The 43rd Annual Great Schooner Race, hosted by the Maine Windjammer Association, will...
Maine Maritime Academy closes on Bucksport property purchase for Center for Professional Mariner Development
Wed, 06/26/2019 - 11:00am
CASTINE — William J. Brennan, President of Maine Maritime Academy announced June 26 that the...
Camden captain Dominic Gioia hauls in rare calico lobster
Sun, 06/23/2019 - 10:30pm
CAMDEN — When Camden resident Dominic Gioia hauled lobster this weekend, he had no idea he would...
Entries sought for Boatyard Dog® Trials in Rockland
Thu, 06/20/2019 - 9:00am
ROCKLAND — The anticipation is building for the 17th Annual World Championship Boatyard Dog® Trials...
Citing project’s statewide significance, Maine’s environmental commissioner requests BEP assume salmon farm application oversight
Tue, 06/18/2019 - 5:00pm
AUGUSTA — The Maine Board of Environmental Protection will consider a request to assume licensing...
Maine high schoolers spend week as ocean researchers
Fri, 06/14/2019 - 1:00pm
Sixteen Maine high school juniors completed a week of experiential learning at Bigelow Laboratory...
Seaweed Symposium gets underway in Down East Maine June 20-21
Thu, 06/13/2019 - 12:15pm
Greenhorns, a farmers’ community whose mission is to promote and support agriculture, is holding a...
NOAA scientist to discuss shellfish feeding at DMC
Thu, 06/06/2019 - 4:30pm
On Wednesday, June 12, at 6 p.m. the University of Maine’s Darling Marine Center will host a talk...
Carnival Cruise to pay $20 million for pollution; one of its subsidiary ships to visit Rockland
Thu, 06/06/2019 - 12:15pm
MIAMI — Carnival Corporation reached a settlement with federal prosecutors Monday, June 3, that...
Harbor Management Commission to Council: Table Fish Pier decision
Thu, 05/30/2019 - 12:00pm
ROCKLAND — The Harbor Management Commission plans to send a memo to the Rockland City Council...
Further Rockland harbor channel discussion contingent on surveyor assessment
Wed, 05/29/2019 - 9:00pm
ROCKLAND — By the end of a 90-minute discussion May 28 at a Rockland Harbor Management Commission...
Rockland Harbor Commission to address designation of South Channel
Mon, 05/20/2019 - 12:30pm
ROCKLAND — The Rockland Harbor Management Commission will be discussing Ordinance #9, Chapter 9,...
Local fishermen receive hands-on safety training on Tenants Harbor Pier
Fri, 05/17/2019 - 10:00am
TENANTS HARBOR – A one-day program at the Tenants Harbor, Fishermen’s, Co-op, town pier at 12...
Merryspring lecture: Ocean’s acidification impact on Maine's lobsters
Tue, 05/14/2019 - 10:15am
CAMDEN — Marine biologist Heather Hamlin speaks about the impact of ocean acidification on Maine's...
Barbara F. Dyer: Love the lighthouses
Fri, 05/10/2019 - 8:15pm
The “sentinels of the Maine Coast” are numerous, with a lot of history, and they come in various...
Maine's Working Waterfront: Personal and professional reflections
Fri, 05/03/2019 - 3:30pm
ROCKLAND — The Working Waterfront has received a good deal of media attention in the past year,...
Rockland firefighters extinguish fire on ferry in Rockland dry dock
Tue, 04/30/2019 - 11:45am
ROCKLAND — A fire on a ferry in dry dock drew firefighters to a Rockland boatyard this morning,...
Belfast shipyard chosen for Seacoast Mission vessel refit
Fri, 04/26/2019 - 4:30pm
BAR HARBOR — The Maine Seacoast Mission has decided on Front Street Shipyard, of Belfast, to...
U.S. Secretary of Navy to speak at Maine Maritime Academy commencement
Thu, 04/25/2019 - 10:45am
CASTINE — The 2019 Commencement will be held at Maine Maritime Academy on Saturday, May 4, at 11 a....
Lyman Morse receives $1.5 million federal grant to upgrade Camden marina
Mon, 04/08/2019 - 4:15pm
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Lyman Morse Boatbuilding, Inc., in Camden, and DiMillo’s Old Port Marina, in...
Senators Collins, King announce nearly $2 million to protect Maine’s air and water
Mon, 04/08/2019 - 11:00am
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-ME) and Angus King (I-ME) announced today that...
Study looks to iron from microbes for climate help
Fri, 04/05/2019 - 9:45am
Distributing iron particles produced by bacteria could “fertilize” microscopic ocean plants and...
Marine Resources cancels meeting with lobster industry to discuss Right Whales
Thu, 04/04/2019 - 5:00pm
ROCKLAND — The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) continues to be unclear about the setting...
Marine Resources biologist to give Alewife Restoration update in Rockport
Mon, 04/01/2019 - 6:00pm
ROCKPORT — Georges River Trout Unlimited (GRTU) welcomes Nate Gray, biologist with Maine Department...
Maritime Month features Ed Coffin photography
Mon, 04/01/2019 - 3:00pm
CAMDEN — Kevin Johnson, photo archivist at the Penobscot Marine Museum, and Jon Johansen, publisher...
Lobstermen, concerned citizens request moratorium on aquaculture leases greater than 10 acres in size
Mon, 04/01/2019 - 2:45pm
The citizen’s group Save Maquoit Bay and lobstermen from around the state joined forces at the...
Marine Patrol officer with Midcoast ties promoted to colonel
Fri, 03/29/2019 - 2:00pm
AUGUSTA — Lieutenant Jay Carroll, a 23-year veteran of the Maine Marine Patrol, has recently been...
Drifting with the tides on the Medomak to better resolve pollution closures
Tue, 03/26/2019 - 12:30pm
Master’s student Gabrielle “Gabby” Hillyer, a dual-degree oceanography and marine policy major, has...
Maine’s mission ship ‘Sunbeam V’ heads to dry dock; children’s vote determines name of substitute
Tue, 03/19/2019 - 12:30pm
BAR HARBOR — With the Maine Seacoast Mission’s Sunbeam V coming out of the water for a major refit...
Pingree, Murkowski Reintroduce bill to help coastal communities deal with ocean acidification
Thu, 03/14/2019 - 12:30pm
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, Congresswoman Chellie Pingree (D-Maine) reintroduced H.R. 1716 the Coastal...
Researchers discover new nitrogen source in Arctic
Thu, 03/14/2019 - 10:30am
Scientists have revealed that the partnership between an alga and bacteria is making the essential...
Lighthouse Museum to open for the season
Fri, 03/08/2019 - 12:45pm
ROCKLAND - The Maine Lighthouse Museum (MLM) will re-open on Thursday, March 14, 2019 at 10 a.m....
Fish diversity linked to Caribbean coral reef health
Fri, 03/08/2019 - 10:15am
The health of coral reefs can be impacted as much by the diversity of fish that graze on them as by...
Senator Collins attends Maine Fishermen’s Forum, advocates for lobster industry
Mon, 03/04/2019 - 1:15pm
ROCKPORT — U.S. Senator Susan Collins attended the Maine Fishermen’s Forum Reception and Dinner at...
State of North Penobscot Bay, Belfast Bay to be shared in Belfast
Tue, 02/26/2019 - 2:45pm
BELFAST — On Thursday, March 21, at 6:30 p.m., the Belfast Bay Watershed Coalition will present “...
Study shows unusual microbes hold clues to early life
Sat, 02/09/2019 - 10:00am
A new study has revealed how a group of deep-sea microbes provides clues to the evolution of life...
Yachting Solutions adjusts Rockland Harbor designs, outlines construction schedule
Wed, 02/06/2019 - 2:45pm
ROCKLAND — Though harbor redesign plans engineered by the company Yachting Solutions have been...
Study identifies biomedical potential of bivalves
Tue, 01/29/2019 - 9:00am
Shellfish such as oysters and mussels have the potential to revolutionize human health research,...
Rockport lobster boat a total loss after breaking loose, and carried by seas to North Haven rocks
Sun, 01/27/2019 - 4:15pm
ROCKPORT - F/V La Boat III, of Rockport, was lost to the sea after its personal float in Rockport...
Senators Collins, Carper reintroduce bipartisan legislation to track mercury pollution
Fri, 01/18/2019 - 1:30pm
An estimated 200,000 children born in the United States each year are exposed to levels of mercury...
Good Samaritans pull man from Camden Harbor
Wed, 01/09/2019 - 12:30pm
CAMDEN — A man in his 60s was hauled from the water in front of the Camden Harbor Master’s office,...
Emergency conservation closure implemented near Vinalhaven
Sat, 01/05/2019 - 8:00pm
WEST VINALHAVEN — The Department of Marine Resources will implement an emergency conservation...
What’s it going to be, the traps or the cash?
Thu, 01/03/2019 - 2:00pm
ROCKLAND— With 50 brand new traps made from Brooks Trap Mill or $2,250 cash riding on the winning...
Windjammer Association highlight Maine photographers
Wed, 12/26/2018 - 1:30pm
ROCKLAND — The Maine Windjammer Association announced winners in the 2018 Annual Photo Contest Dec...
Maine’s schooner ‘Bowdoin’ undergoing hull restoration at Bristol Marine, in Boothbay Harbor
Thu, 12/20/2018 - 4:45pm
Maine Maritime Academy’s schooner Bowdoin, the Official Vessel of the State of Maine and a National...
SHIP members suggest more edits to Yachting Solutions Rockland Harbor proposed project
Mon, 12/17/2018 - 9:30pm
ROCKLAND — A group of area residents that has opposed a waterfront redesign along a section of...
Research unlocks secrets of iron storage in algae
Fri, 12/14/2018 - 9:15am
New research shows that phytoplankton iron storage strategies may determine which species thrive in...
Coast Guard cutter ‘Abbie Burgess’ home in Rockland following Great Lakes detail
Thu, 12/13/2018 - 1:30pm
The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Abbie Burgess returned to homeport of Rockland Dec. 12 after a 37-...
Nordic Aquafarms schedules public informational meeting on discharge
Tue, 12/11/2018 - 6:45pm
BELFAST — Nordic Aquafarms Inc. has scheduled a supplemental Public Informational Meeting on the...
Study shows how mussels handle microplastic fiber pollution
Thu, 12/06/2018 - 2:45pm
New research shows that mussels readily take in microplastic pollution fibers from the ocean but...