Category Archives: USCG

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New Survival Craft Laws Repealed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 Now, we have all been notified that law was repealed for commercial fishing vessels.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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