Chris Richmond and his son Carlton with an old canoe on snow

Maine Marine Trades Volunteer Canoe Recycling Quest in Maine Woods

Temperatures were in the single digits in northern Maine. Snow blanketed the wilderness around the Mount Katahdin region. Six volunteers representing the Maine Marine Trades Association (MMTA) were ready to climb on snowmobiles with their snowshoes and backpacks. The goal was a rather unique volunteer workday to help clean up derelict canoes on a remote

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Commercial fishing boats on moorings in Maine

Updates from Maine DEP on Marine Diesel Engine Program Ruling

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Wheeler was in Maine on August 20, announcing the final rule to amend the national marine diesel engine program to delay installing certified Tier 4 marine diesel engines in certain high-speed commercial vessels. Maine boatbuilders informed the EPA in 2017 that there are no certified Tier 4 engines with

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Promoting Growth, Prosperity, &
Cooperation Within the Marine
Industry in Maine

Promoting Growth, Prosperity, &
Cooperation Within the Marine
Industry in Maine