Blue Harvest Suspends Operations at Processing Plant in New Bedford to Focus on Modernizing Fleet
On Friday Blue Harvest Fisheries announced a “strategy shift” for their groundfish operations that involves temporarily suspending operations at their processing plant in New Bedford.
Blue Harvest holds most of its quota in the haddock, redfish and Atlantic pollock fisheries. The company had expanded their activity in the groundfish fishery in 2020 through the purchase of 12 vessels and 27 fishing permits that had been held by “Codfather” Carlos Rafael, who in 2017 was sentenced to 46 months in prison after pleading guilty to...
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