Blue Harvest refits and relaunches Codfather trawlers
Refitted and now in Blue Harvest colours, Carrabassett is the former Carlos Rafael trawler Cowboy. Image: Blue Harvest Fisheries

Blue Harvest refits and relaunches Codfather trawlers

New Bedford company Blue Harvest Fisheries is making good on its commitment to the fishing community in getting fishing vessels formerly owned by ‘Codfather’ Carlos Rafael back to sea. Back…

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New Bedford’s Codfather gets life fishing ban
New Bedford’s notorious Codfather will serve time in prison, pay stiff financial penalties and is out of fishing for life. Image: Wikipedia Commons

New Bedford’s Codfather gets life fishing ban

The US government’s case against New Bedford fishing kingpin Carlos Rafael has been concluded – with a $3 million financial penalty, a 46-month prison sentence with three years of supervision…

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