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What does DWF stand for?

DWF stands for Distant Water Fleet (fisheries)

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The cargo business dried up years ago, and the docks are now home to the port's distant water fleet, which amounts to 10 to 20 ships that stop in regularly to prepare for trips to faraway destinations.
Nelson Beideman, executive director of Blue Water Fishermen's Association, who was interviewed on ABC World News Tonight with Peter Jennings, said that his members fished from much smaller boats than the ones used by the Japanese distant water fleet, and cited the recovery of Atlantic swordfish helped by reduced catches by US fishermen.