Commercial fishing vessel examiners see increase in non-CG approved equipment

Commercial fishing vessel examiners see increase in non-CG approved equipment
SEATTLE — Coast Guard commercial fishing vessel dockside examiners are starting to see an increasing number of inflatable survival craft installed on some commercial fishing vessels that are not Coast Guard-approved. Non-Coast Guard approved life rafts may pose a danger to commercial fishing vessel operators and their crews during emergencies at sea. These life rafts are not acceptable for survival...