Coast Guard workshop focuses on training, preparing small passenger vessels

PORTLAND, Maine – The Coast Guard, in conjunction with the Portland Fire Department, is hosting a one-day emergency preparedness training workshop in Portland today for small passenger vessel operators in Maine. Small passenger vessels are classified as commercial vessels that carry six or more paying passengers.

Coast Guard develops regulatory implementation plan for Lake Texoma

HOUSTON – U.S. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston has developed a regulatory compliance implementation plan for Lake Texoma’s commercial passenger vessels and operators. This plan will bring inspected vessels into compliance as soon as possible and authorize uninspected passenger vessels to operate until the end of the year after a successful voluntary uninspected passenger vessel examination...