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Commercial Fishing Vessel Safety Changes

Good Afternoon,   I just received a notice from Head Quarters on some of the pending changes that were passed into law by Congress for the Coast Guard.  These changes were made in the U.S. COAST GUARD AUTHORIZATION ACT of 2010 and then Amended in the USCG & MARITIME TRANSPORTATION ACT of 2012.  This notice [...]Commercial Fishing Vessel Safety Changes read more ...

 

EPA vessel discharge permit signed by President

The President signed into law the “Howard Coble Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation Act of 2014″ which includes the provision to extend for three years the current exemption for all fishing vessels of any size from the EPA NPDES discharge permit requirements. The EPA regulations were poised to take effect today. This was accomplished by a lot [...]EPA vessel discharge permit signed by President read more ...

 

Southern Shrimp Alliance Supports U.S. Customs and Border Protection Efforts to Counter Fraudulent Trade

In comments filed last week with U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), the Southern Shrimp Alliance expressed support for proposed changes to the agency’s “Importer ID Input Record” form (Form 5106).   A Form 5106 is required from each “person, business firm, government agency, or other organization” that will file an import entry with the [...]Southern Shrimp Alliance Supports U.S. Customs and Border Protection Efforts to Counter Fraudulent Trade read more ...

 

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