Athearn Marine Agency, Inc. – Marine Brokers for Commercial Fishing Boats and Permits East Coast United States

Our Team

Whether you are buying or selling a fishing vessel, permit, or leasing a permit, the Athearn Marine team and their network of industry connections and professional services, ensure that you get the best possible deal.

Anna Cardoza

Massachusetts (Office Manager)

Tel: 508-965-6080 Email:

Anna Cardoza joined the company in 2004 as our Office Manager. Anna’s professional experience enables her to assist the company in providing the dependable service that they have been accustomed too. Anna resides in Fairhaven, MA with her husband and two sons.

Bill Daniels

Massachusetts (Marine Broker)

Tel: 508-237-1690 Email:

Bill Daniels grew up on Cape Cod and fished form Provincetown and Chatham. He joined the Athearn Marine Agency in 1968 after a fishing related injury kept him ashore.

John Moran

Massachusetts (Marine Broker)

Tel: 401-525-0981 Email:

John has a background in marketing and management to assist him in providing the best service to his customers. The son of a commercial fisherman, John has been involved in and around the fishing industry his entire life and has both inshore and offshore “first-hand” fishing experience. John resides in Tiverton, RI.

Bill Rocha

Massachusetts (Marine Broker)

Tel: 774-766-2199 Email:

In 2008 Bill Rocha joined the Athearn Marine Agency team. Bill brings his 10 plus years of CPA firm experience back to the waterfront. Bill grew up in Fairhaven and started a tax practice primarily servicing fisherman and fishing corporations. Bill has continued his relationships within the fishing community and plans to serve old and new clients in a courteous and professional manner. 

Doug Wood

Maine (Marine Broker)

Tel: 207-266-3040 Email:

A native of Maine, Doug Wood is a fourth-generation fisherman who started lobster fishing with his father at a very early age. He has been a successful commercial fisherman since 1986, involved in numerous Eastern Seaboard fisheries, including scallop, lobster, Bluefin tuna and quahog, to name a few. Doug is based in Machiasport, Maine.

Contact Our Team

If you have any questions about our available vessels, quotas, permits, or other services, contact our team today and they’ll be happy to assist you.

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