Online Tool Helps Fishermen Save Fuel
This is Alaska Fish Radio. I’m Laine Welch.
A new online tool helps fishermen tap into how they can make their vessels more fuel efficient. It’s called the Fishing Vessel Energy Analysis Tool and it was grounds tested in longline, seine, gillnet, troll and pot fisheries.
“So, during the course of that fuel efficiency project, we went out on several dozen vessels and installed data loggers and strain gauges and measured all the different types of energy loads on the on the vessels. And so the purpose of the tool is to...
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