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Coast Guard to conduct commercial fishing vessel dockside safety exams


Coast Guard Commercial Fishing Vessel Examiners will be conducting dockside examinations for Commercial Fishing Vessels in Wrangell from April 16-18.

Our new vessel specific checklist generator located at www.fishsafewest.info will allow you to print out a list of all safety requirements for your vessel prior to your exam.

Mandatory exams are now required for all commercial fishing vessels that operate beyond three miles from shore.

The U.S. Coast Guard Navigation Center (NAVCEN) discovered numerous vessels broadcasting incorrect AIS data in violation of federal regulations, if not correct...

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