Coast Guard reminds icing dangers, vessel stability for winter fishing season in Alaska

Coast Guard reminds icing dangers, vessel stability for winter fishing season in Alaska
Coast Guard file photo showing fishing vessel Mar-Gun grounded on the north end of St. George Island. North winds and below freezing temperatures caused icing on the vessel. (photo by MST2 Gerald Holle) JUNEAU, Alaska –The Coast Guard reminds commercial fishing vessel operators to be aware of the dangers of icing and vessel stability as the winter fishing season gets underway across Alaska. A...