Coast Guard to Offer Dockside Fishing Vessel Exams in Bristol Bay
The U.S. Coast Guard announced on Wednesday that they will be offering courtesy dockside examinations of fishing vessels in Bristol Bay, Alaska, in anticipation of the 2020 Bristol Bay salmon season.
According to the Coast Guard, the exams will be focusing on safety and address any issues that may be present before the operator gets underway. This includes checking on flares, charts, navigational signals, fire extinguishers, emergency position indicating radio beacons and the serviceability of immersion suits. No fines or other penalties will be issued if problems are...
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