Coast Guard fines Great Lakes freighter for failure to report grounding

DETROIT – Coast Guard Sector Detroit is reminding mariners of the importance of immediately reporting commercial vessel marine casualties, following a $5,000 civil penalty issued Thursday to a commercial vessel owner who failed to report the vessel running aground months prior. Timely notification to the Coast Guard ensures that appropriate corrective actions are taken for the marine casualty, proper...

Coast Guard, At-Sea Processors Association cooperate on casualty reporting

ANCHORAGE, Alaska – The Coast Guard conducted a meeting with the At-Sea Processors Association during the North Pacific Fishery Management Council proceedings in Anchorage Thursday to discuss the requirements for marine casualty reporting.