Reduced Cost ($100) – MSI Commercial Fishing Vessel Drill Conductor Course

Good Day,   Drill Conductors Safety Course to be held at USCG Sector St. Petersburg, Prevention Office, 155 Columbia Dr., Tampa, FL 33606 on Monday the 24th of September.  Register online at MarineSafetyFL@gmail.com  or call (813) 507-7512. The cost for the class is $100 for commercial fishermen, thanks to support from the U.S. Coast Guard and NIOSH.  This course will […]

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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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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 – Instruction, Drills, […]

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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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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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Coast Guard Issues New Strategy for Alternate Safety Compliance Program

Today the Coast Guard issued a new Marine Safety Information Bulletin substantially revising their plans for future development and implementation of the Alternate Safety Compliance Program for older commercial fishing vessels. Please click the following link to view the Marine Safety Information Bulletin: http://www.shrimpalliance.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/Marine-Safety-Information-Bulletin-011_16-13-July-16-ASCP-Update-.pdf SSA strongly encourages all owners/operators of commercial shrimp fishing vessels greater than 50 ft LOA built prior […]

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