Category Archives: USCG
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
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.
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
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
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 Now, we have all been notified that law was repealed for commercial fishing vessels.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
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.