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2023 Northeast Experimental On-Demand Gear System Testing Launched

2/7/2023 by Sanghamitra Sanghamitra

By fisheries.noaa.gov Overview On-demand (ropeless) lobster pot gear on the deck of a commercial fishing vessel In August 2022, our science center received an exempted fishing permit allowing up to 100 vessels at a time to help test and improve on-demand gear systems. This effort continues and expands our trials… SEE MORE

Balou46, CC BY-SA 4.0 , USA-NY-staten_island_ferry_boat via Wikimedia Commons

Biden Administration Awards $384 Million in Ferry Grants

2/6/2023 by Sanghamitra Sanghamitra

By gcaptain.com President_of_the_United_States_Joe_Biden_(2021) via Wikimedia Commons The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced $384.4 million in federal funding to expand and improve the nation’s ferry service and accelerate the transition to zero-emission ferries and technology.. The DOT says the record amount of funding, made available through… SEE MORE

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