Coast Guard to conduct dockside safety exams for Bristol Bay, Alaska, salmon fishery

 Coast Guard to conduct dockside safety exams for Bristol Bay, Alaska, salmon fishery
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The Coast Guard will offer courtesy dockside examinations of commercial fishing vessels in Bristol Bay in anticipation of the 2014 Bristol Bay salmon fishery The fishery is slated to begin June 1 with the majority of the fishing taking place from June 15-July 15. The Coast Guard anticipates sending examiners to Dillingham and King Salmon June 9 to begin public outreach and encourage...

Coast Guard and Maryland NRP to focus on mariner safety in upper Chesapeake Bay

BALTIMORE – The Coast Guard along with Maryland Natural Resources Police are scheduled to begin efforts to improve commercial fishing safety in the Maryland area Friday, to coincide with the start of the cold weather season. The Coast Guard’s Operation Cold Water will continue through November and focus on increasing the rate of compliance with safety regulations by interacting with the...