Reduced Cost (FREE) – AMSEA Commercial Fishing Vessel Drill Conductor Course

Good Day,   Drill Conductors Safety Course to be held at NOAA Fisheries Laboratory, 3500 Delwood Dr., Panama City Beach, FL.  Register online or call AMSEA at (907) 747-3287. The cost for the class is $FREE for commercial fishermen, thanks to support from the U.S. Coast Guard and NIOSH.  This course will fulfill the U.S. Coast Guard requirement; 46 CFR 28.270 […]

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New NIOSH Report: Gulf Shrimp Fleet the Safest

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) is the federal government agency responsible for conducting research and making recommendations for the prevention of work-related injury and illness. This includes generating data on casualties in the U.S. commercial fishing fleets.   For years the U.S. Congress and the U.S. Coast Guard have relied heavily on NIOSH data in developing […]

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Request for Public Comments: Coast Guard Regulatory Form

Good Day, An opportunity to effect change!  The U.S. Coast Guard has put forth a request for public comments on “Evaluation of Existing Cast Guard Regulations, Guidance Documents, Interpretative Documents, Collection of Information” by Executive Orders for regulatory form. You will have until 10 July, 2017 to provide your comments. Feel free to contact me or your local examiner for […]

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Reduced Cost – AMSEA Commercial Fishing Vessel Drill Conductor Course

Good Day, Drill Conductors Safety Course to be held at Bonita Bill’s Waterfront Cafe, 702 Fisherman’s Wharf, FL 33931.  Register online or call AMSEA at (907) 747-3287. The cost for the class is $FREE for commercial fishermen, thanks to support from the U.S. Coast Guard and NIOSH.  This course will fulfill the U.S. Coast Guard requirement; 46 CFR 28.270 – Instruction, Drills, […]

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LDWF to Open Shrimp Season In a Portion Of Louisiana Offshore Waters March 17

News Release For Immediate Release March 13, 2017 Contact: Rene LeBreton Public Information LDWF (504) 286-8745 rlebreton@wlf.la.gov The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries announced the shrimp season will reopen in a portion of state outside waters seaward of Terrebonne Parish at 6 a.m. on Friday, March 17. The area extends a distance of three nautical miles, seaward of the […]

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F/V Drill Conductor Courses in GA and SC

One more reminder of all the drill conductor classes going on in GA and SC.  Last email it was 2 in SC now its 3, and all of them are free for commercial fishermen!  SO, get it while the FREE status lasts, when they run out of funding it will cost you $175.00, and the funding will run out, and […]

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Multiple FREE – AMSEA Commercial Fishing Vessel Drill Conductor Courses

Drill Conductors Safety Course to be held at the following locations:   Murrells Inlet, SC – F/V Drill Conductor Workshop Date: March 9, 2017 Hours: 8:00 AM – 8:00 PM Cost: Free for commercial fishermen, $175 for all others Location: Murrells Inlet Community Center, 4462 Murrells Inlet Road, Murrells Inlet, South Carolina 29576   Map Registration: Register online or call (907) 747-3287   McClellanville, SC – F/V Drill Conductor […]

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Drill Conducting Classes

Another reminder about the March 11 class here in Brunswick, and to let you know a class in Murrells Inlet has been arranged for March 9, at the Murrells Inlet Community Center, as well as a class in McClellanville on March 11, at the McClellanville Town Office. ALL are free for commercial fishermen, $175.00 for others, so it’s a good […]

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Drill Conductor Workshop Brunswick, GA

  F/V Drill Conductor Workshops in Brunswick, GA Get the training you need to survive emergencies at sea! AMSEA and Georgia Sea Grant are conducting a ten-hour Drill Conductor workshop in Brunswick, GA. The workshop is free to commercial fishermen thanks to support from the U.S. Coast Guard and NIOSH. The cost $175 for all others. This course meets the US Coast Guard training requirements for […]

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U.S. Government Accountability Office Forum on Commercial Fishing Vessel Classification Standards

This e-mail is to inform you about a new U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) Engagement on Commercial Fishing Vessel Classification Standards-code 100955. This engagement is in response to a congressional mandate in Section 318 of the Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2015 and includes the following key questions: 1) What national and regional trends, if any, emerge from the rates […]

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