MAP part of Fishing Vessel Energy Audit Pilot Project

02/08/2013

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NR: SG-2013/NB045

Anchorage, Alaska—Terry Johnson, MAP Marine Recreation and Tourism Specialist, is part of a team working on a three-year project to develop and test ways to improve fishing vessel fuel and energy efficiency. The project is funded by a $250,000 grant from the State of Alaska through the Alaska Fisheries Development Foundation (AFDF).

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