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a whaling ship equipped to process whale products at sea

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born in 1937, worked as both a biologist and a national whaling inspector aboard the factory ships Yuriy Dolgorukiy, Slava, and Sovetskaya Rossia at various times between 1961 and 1974.
BARBATE, Spain: The season for an ancient and spectacular tuna-fishing technique has begun off Spain's southwest coast, and fishermen fear it could soon disappear if fleets of factory ships elsewhere keep overfishing prized Atlantic bluefin tuna.
Just like the huge factory ships that depleted many populations of wild fish during the past two decades, salmon farming has focused on increasing production without giving enough consideration to its environmental and biological consequences," says conservation expert Michael Weber, author of What Price Farmed Fish: A review of the environmental and social costs of farming carnivorous fish (Sea Web Aquaculture Clearinghouse, 2003).
And he fears there is a threat the cash for Poland could see the return of massive 'Klondyker' factory ships to the North Sea.
Unfortunately for us all, the Tory government of the early 1970s fouled up negotiations for the Common European Fisheries Policy and left our fish stocks open to looting from factory ships from Spain, Denmark and elsewhere.
Huge factory ships took to the waves; trawlers could now unload their catches without returning to port.
Today, Sauder's factory ships more than 9 million pieces of furniture a year to retailers in more than 70 countries, using a fully computerized inventory-control system and its own fleet of trucks.
Almost all factory ships and shore facilities for ocean caught fish recover minced blocks for the global market in fish sticks and other form products.
And that, of course, was precisely the motivation behind the first wave of Antarctic exploitation, led by the sealers who wiped out fur seal populations in the late 1700s and early 1800s, and the factory ships which wiped out the Southern Ocean's whales this century.
Euro-Odra factory ships catch and process some species at sea.
Shore-based processors and fishermen are asking for preferential treatment over factory ships when allocations are made.
After decaffeinating the green coffee, the factory ships blended and unblended beans to its roasting plants across the nation by piggyback trailer.
You see trollers and trawlers, seiners and crabbers, long-liners, gill-netters, and huge factory ships.