Coast Guard to conduct commercial fishing vessel exams for Alaska

Coast Guard to conduct commercial fishing vessel exams for Alaska
U.S. Coast Guard file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Nate Littlejohn ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The Coast Guard will offer courtesy dockside examinations of commercial fishing vessels in Western Alaska and Bristol Bay in anticipation of the 2022 Bristol Bay salmon fishery season. Coast Guard inspectors will be at the following locations for public outreach and dockside exams: King Salmon: June 13-24....

Coast Guard urges dockside safety exams for commercial fishing vessels

Coast Guard urges dockside safety exams for commercial fishing vessels
NEW ORLEANS — The 8th Coast Guard District is working to increase safety awareness and enforce safety regulations aboard commercial fishing vessels. In an effort to reduce onboard injuries, fatalities, and falls overboard, the Coast Guard will be conducting safety boardings over the next four weeks and encouraging early participation in the dockside exam and safety decal program, which becomes mandatory...