Founded in 2011, Maine Coast is a MSC and SQF certified live lobster wholesaler headquartered in York, Maine. Known for Lively Lobster™, Maine Coast sources fresh North Atlantic lobster from the U.S.A and Canada for distribution across the U.S and around the world.  In addition, we have operations in Boston, Massachusetts which  provide for rapid-ship delivery worldwide via Logan Airport, and specialized service to Boston, greater New England, and metro NY corridor area customers. Maine Coast has state of the art facilities with holding capacity for 180,000 pounds of live lobster, and employs 45 people year round. It is the 2015 recipient of the US Small Business Administration’s Small Business Exporter of the Year for Maine, 2018 Maine International Trade Center Exporter of the Year, and 2019 President’s eAward for Exports.

York, Maine

Established in 2011, our 16,000 square foot facility holds 150,000 pounds of live lobster and offers value added lobster products and a variety of boxes and packaging options to meet your needs.

Boston, Massachusetts

New in 2016! With 30,000 pounds of live lobster holding capacity, this state-of-the-art facility is specifically designed to accommodate last minute airfreight shipments and service to customers in the Boston and southern New England markets.

Meet the Team

Operations and facilities management. Sales and marketing. Finance and administration. Our departments all work together to supply you with the highest quality product to help you best position Lively Lobster to your customers and consumers.

Learn more about Tom Adams, Owner and Sheila Adams, Vice President of Sales and Marketing.

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Industry Affiliations

Maine Coast is an active participant in the lobster industry promoting responsible fishing practices, an improved business climate for Maine lobster dealers and processors, coordinated marketing efforts and essential scientific research to maintain our sustainable lobster resource for years to come.

Marine Stewardship Council – MSC

The Marine Stewardship Council is the world’s leading certification and ecolabelling program for sustainable seafood. Look for the blue MSC ecolabel when shopping or dining out. The Maine lobster fishery has received MSC certification as a sustainable and well-managed fishery.

Maine Lobster Marketing Collaborative

The Maine Lobster Marketing Collaborative markets and promotes Maine lobster in local, regional, national and world markets.

Maine Lobster Dealers’ Association

Founded in 1985, MLDA advocates and serves as the primary media and communications contact for lobster dealers, processors and wholesalers in the state of Maine.

Maine Department of Marine Resources

Maine DMR provides information about related legislation, public hearings, recreational and commercial fishing, and native species.