Category Archives: USCG

Kidde brand Fire Extinguisher Recall

Several models of Kidde brand fire extinguishers with plastic handles and push button handles have been recalled including over 40 million extinguishers and 134 different models manufactured between January 1, 1973 and August 15, 2017. The recalled extinguishers are red, … Continue reading

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USCG Safety Alert Stability

The USCG released a Safety Alert on Vessel Stability this month.

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USCG Marine Safety Alert for lifejacket lights

The Coast Guard distributed a Marine Safety Alert today. An inspection of Alcares water activated flashing lifejacket light models Jack A1-ALK and Jack ARH-ALK found 3,000 non-operable lights before their expiration dates due to leaky batteries. Alcove can be contacted … Continue reading

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Dockside Exams in Petersburg

Dockside examiners will be in Petersburg Tuesday, May 16th through Friday, May 19th. You can sign-up for exams at the Harbor Masters office. The flier is here.

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F/V Documentation Scam

There has been a new company sending out unsolicited letters and offering to perform Documentation services for fishing vessels. These ‘Certificate of Documentation Courtesy Renewal Notices’ closely resemble US Coast Guard’s’ National Vessel Documentation Center’ notices, however, the US Coast … Continue reading

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Dockside Exams in Petersburg

Dockside examiners will be in Petersburg from April 22-23 to conduct Commercial Fishing Vessel Dockside Exams. Please stop by the Harbormaster Office to sign-up.

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Dockside Exams in Petersburg and New Fire Extinguisher Requirements

Don’t forget, the USCG will be in Petersburg February 7-10 for dockside exams, you can sign-up at the Harbor Master office. I have had some questions about new fire extinguisher regulations. Attached to this email is a flier explaining it … Continue reading

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