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Commercial Fishing Professionals Click HERE To view the Coast Guard Blog (Maritime Commons)
(Update 18 February 2016) Clarification on Survival Craft Requirements for Commercial Fishing Vessels-Click MSIB 04-16
(Update 20 October 2015) Clarification of Mandatory Dockside Safety Exams for Commercial Fishing Vessels MSIB 12-15
Why not pass your exam on your first visit by the Coast Guard. You Can now use the Checklist Generator to generate a custom checklist for your commercial fishing vessel using any computer, laptop, tablet or smart phone.
Be an expert on what equipment is required to have in about a minute.
*NOTE: IN THE EVENT YOU EXPERIENCE DIFFICULTIES SCHEDULING A DOCKSIDE SAFETY EXAM, PLEASE EMAIL YOUR REQUEST TO: CGCVC3@uscg.mil
To learn more about stability, please click the "STABILITY EDUCATION" link below brought to you by Coast Guard District 13:
To learn more about vessel documentation, please click the "VESSEL DOCUMENTATION AND TONNAGE INFO" LINK below:
Homeport Hint: Use Key Words in the Search Box to locate your Fishing Vessel Related Subject [Example: (1) flyer ; (2) examiner; (3) hypothermia; (4) damage control; (5) stability; (6) EPIRB; (7) etc.]
Falls Overboard 2000 - 2012 & New PFDs
New PFDs are light, comfortable, and minimize snag hazards. Click "JUST WEAR IT" to read more.
USCG LIGHT LIST & OTHER NAVIGATION INFO
Click "LIGHT LIST" to go to the USCG navigation center web page.
Click on the icon/picture to view that particular document:
Click HERE to download a copy of the Federal Requirements for Commercial Fishing Industry Vessels which contains essential regulatory information for vessel owners and operators. Also available at: hhtp://homeport.uscg.mil/federalrequirementsCFV2009
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