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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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USCG Enhanced Oversight Program

The Coast Guard has announced that the Alternate Safety Compliance program has been suspended while they develop the Enhanced Oversight Program. The USCG will prescribe the Voluntary Safety Guidelines by January 1,2017. The Coast Guard will work with the Commercial … Continue reading

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New Survival Craft Laws Repealed

We were all notified by the USCG in January that out-of-water survival crafts would be required in February. Now, we have all been notified that law was repealed for commercial fishing vessels. The laws for survival craft requirements will remain … Continue reading

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Dockside Exams

Steve Ramp will be in Petersburg to conduct dockside exams from February 6-10. They will also hold a meeting Monday, February 8th at 6pm in the Council Chambers to update us on regulation changes and answer questions.

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