Blue Harvest to Shut Down, Ending Reign Over New England Groundfish 

The Seafood giant still owns fishing permits and vessels, but seafood industry sources say, after the shut down, a quick sale or bankruptcy filing is likely.

Blue Harvest to Close New Bedford Processing Plant, Lay Off 64 Workers

Blue Harvest Fisheries, the largest groundfish operation in New England, is shutting down its fish processing plant on the city’s working waterfront and laying off 64 employees effective May 26, the company announced. 

Blue Harvest Relaunches Blue Water, Company’s Latest Upgraded Vessel

December 4, 2020 Blue Harvest Fisheries

Blue Harvest Fisheries has relaunched the Blue Water, the latest vessel in the company’s fleet to undergo extensive refurbishment and restoration. Another significant investment in the company’s future, Blue Water now features many state-of-the-art improvements that set the standard for safe, sustainable fishing.

New Bedford Orders Blue Harvest to Cease Operations After Three Employees Test Positive for Coronavirus

The city’s Board of Health has ordered Blue Harvest Fisheries to shut down operations after three employees there tested positive for COVID-19.

Twelve of Carlos Rafael’s Vessels Officially Sold to Blue Harvest

The boxing match over a large portion of the Codfather’s fleet with its counter punches and knockouts has come to an end and Blue Harvest Fisheries is left standing to take its victory lap.