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Fishermen safety training involves tips on yoga, administering Narcan

Michael Bonner, a reporter to The New Bedford Standard-Times and South Coast Today, writes about his experience participating in a Fishing Partnership safety training at the Massachusetts Fishing Partnership office in New Bedford.

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Marshfield lobsterman ‘living the dream’

Lobsterman Steve Carver follows a complicated sorting method as he pulls in his lobster traps — 200 per day — in Green Harbor. He can have up to 20 lobsters in a trap and throw all of them back into the water to comply with fishing regulations. And that’s only part of what makes lobster fishing a brutal profession.

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‘On the shoulders of giants:’ New Bedford honors Portuguese fishermen

A ceremony dedicated to Portuguese fishermen lost at sea used the moment to not only remember those who died but also those who lived.

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Safety training is a must for all who go to sea

Don Cuddy, contributing writer to South Coast Today, writes about his experience participating in a Fishing Partnership safety training at UConn’s Avery Point campus in Groton.

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Safety First

Participants in a safety and survival training program offered by Fishing Partnership Support Services with sponsorship from Connecticut Sea Grant, UConn squint into the glare of signal flares Thursday, May 10, 2018 at Avery Point. Participants received training on person-overboard, fire and flares, survival suits, flooding and pump operations, life raft equipment and emergency communications.

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Cape & Plymouth Business Announce This Year’s 40 Under 40 Award Honorees

Shannon Eldredge, Fishing Partnership Support Services Navigator, named one of the region’s top young business leaders who excel in their industry and show dynamic leadership.

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New CDC study underscores the dangers of commercial fishing

Data covering 16 years show the fatality rate for fishermen is 23 times that of all U.S. workers.

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A safety training exercise that every fisherman “needs to know”

The Standard Times reports on how the lifesaving safety and survival trainings teach commercial fishermen how to react to dangerous situations and medical emergencies at sea.

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Fishing Partnership honors Governor, Massport CEO

On September 14, 2017, Governor Charlie Baker and Massachusetts Port Authority Chief Executive Officer Tom Glynn were honored in Boston as part of the recent 20th anniversary celebration for an award-winning non-profit organization dedicated to commercial fishermen and their families. Fishing Partnership Support Services conferred its first-ever “Finest Kind” awards on Baker and Glynn during a gala titled “Miracles at Sea,” a reference to the critical services the Partnership furnishes to men and women employed in one of the world’s most dangerous industries.

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Sanfilippo to be honored at Sea to Supper Celebration

This Gloucester Daily Times article reports on the Fishing Partnership’s Sea to Supper Celebration honoring Angela Sanfilippo, a long-term advocate for commercial fishermen.

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