Coast Guard encourages fishing vessel safety examinations for the 2013 halibut and sablefish fisheries in Alaska

Coast Guard encourages fishing vessel safety examinations for the 2013 halibut and sablefish fisheries in Alaska
JUNEAU, Alaska — The Coast Guard is encouraging fishermen to get their commercial fishing vessel safety exams in advance of the upcoming halibut and sablefish fisheries in Alaska. Mariners can improve their preparedness by getting a free commercial fishing vessel safety exam to ensure they are in compliance with current regulations before the fisheries open on Saturday. “The Coast Guard strongly...