Menhaden Fishing Vessel Assists in At-Sea Rescue After Nearby Boat Catches Fire
On Thursday the F/V Smuggler’s Point, a vessel that harvests menhaden exclusively for Omega Protein, found themselves involved in an at-sea rescue when a nearby boat caught fire.
The F/V Smuggler’s Point, which is owned and operated by Ocean Harvesters, had spent the day fishing off the coast of New Jersey. The fishing vessel was heading to Omega Protein’s facility in Reedville, Virginia, to unload their catch when the crew received a distress call from a nearby vessel...
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