Commercial Shrimp Fisherman Sentenced to Over Six Years in Prison for Fraudulent Claims for CDSOA Benefits

On August 30th, Michael Brian Anderson was sentenced to a 77-month prison term in a U.S. federal court for crimes related to the fraudulent submission of applications for and receipt of funds under the Continued Dumping and Subsidy Offset Act (CDSOA) program. Over the last eleven years, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has distributed over $268 million in antidumping […]

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F/V Drill Conductor Workshop: Saturday, March 10th in Brunswick, GA

Hi everyone.   I wanted to let you know that we’ll be offering a AMSEA F/V Drill Conductor Workshop at our Brunswick station on Saturday, March 10th. Nancy Jones and Mike Adams will be the instructors and will cover a number of important safety topics. This course meets the US Coast Guard training requirements for drill conductors on documented commercial […]

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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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Georgia Sunset Review Meeting in 2016

The Southern Shrimp Alliance is holding a meeting in Midway, Georgia. Executive Director John Williams will present for SSA and Nathan Rickard from the law firm of Picard, Kentz and Rowe. (Attorneys for SSA) A Question & Answer period will follow the presentation.   SCHEDULE:     1)  Midway, GA 6:00 PM, Friday, December 16, 2016 Coastal Electric Co-op Auditorium […]

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F/V Drill Conductor Workshop for Commercial Fishermen

For Immediate Release Date Issued: February 18, 2016 Kill date: March 5, 2016   F/V Drill Conductor Workshop for Commercial Fishermen   The Alaska Marine Safety Education Association (AMSEA) will offer a 10-hour Fishing Vessel Drill Conductor workshop in Brunswick, GA on Saturday, March 5, 2016 from 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM.  The workshop will be conducted at the University […]

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REMINDER: Georgia Town Hall Meeting

Georgia Town Hall Meeting in 2016    The Southern Shrimp Alliance is holding a town hall meeting in GEORGIA.   Executive Director John Williams will present for SSA. A Question & Answer period will follow the presentation.  SCHEDULE:     1)  Midway, GA 6:00 PM, Friday, January 29, 2016 Coastal Electric Co-op Auditorium 1265 South Coastal Highway, Midway, GA 31320 […]

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Georgia Town Hall Meeting

Georgia Town Hall Meeting in 2016    The Southern Shrimp Alliance is holding a town hall meeting in GEORGIA.   Executive Director John Williams will present for SSA. A Question & Answer period will follow the presentation.  SCHEDULE:     1)  Midway, GA 6:00 PM, Friday, January 29, 2016 Coastal Electric Co-op Auditorium 1265 South Coastal Highway, Midway, GA 31320 […]

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