Alan Haig-Brown

Alan Roderick Haig-Brown is a Canadian novelist and non-fiction writer. He specialises in commercial marine and commercial fishing writing and photography. He is a regular contributor to a number of marine publications.

Author: Alan Haig-Brown

Alan Roderick Haig-Brown is a Canadian novelist and non-fiction writer. He specialises in commercial marine and commercial fishing writing and photography. He is a regular contributor to a number of marine publications.

I recently sat in on parts of a teleconference regarding the International Labour Organisation’s (ILO) South East Asia (SEA) Fisheries Project. The ILO-sponsored ..

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The origin of tonnage for vessels had to do with the number of barrels of wine (tuns) that a boat could transport across the English Channel. Officials measured the ..

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I often find myself joining the cause of fishermen around the world lamenting the lack of consultation by government scientists and bureaucrats with legitimate fishermen. ..

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Old fishermen, in these times of glass and metal boats, love to go on about the fine wooden boats on which we spent our youth. Each year a few more are converted to ..

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There was a time, not so very long ago, that most fishing boats in the 20-metre range were built of wood. In British Columbia the planking on a boat that size was most ..

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The commercial fishing industry in parts of Asia has had a lot of bad press in recent years over oppressive working conditions and even slavery of crews. An article in ..

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