Commercial Fishing Safety Advisory Committee Membership

Good Day All,

Would you like to have an opportunity to have an influence on the safety regulations being proposed for the commercial fishing fleet?

“The U.S. Coast Guard seeks applications for membership on the Commercial Fishing Safety Advisory Committee. The Commercial Fishing Safety Advisory Committee provides advice and makes recommendations to the Coast Guard and the Department of Homeland Security on various matters relating to the safe operation of commercial fishing industry vessels. DATES: Completed applications should be submitted to the U.S. Coast Guard on or before November 20, 2017.”Read the notice at:

2017-Federal Register Notice on CFSAC Vacancies and Requirements for Applicants for 2018.


Mr. Al Waterford, USCG (ret.)

Program Manager, Commercial Fishing Vessel Safety

Fishing and Passenger Vessel Examiner

United States Coast Guard

Sector St. Petersburg

Preventions Department

155 Columbia Dr.

Tampa, FL 33606

Tel #: (813) 228-2196, ext. #8136

Fax #: (813) 228-2399

For More Info Go To:

Commercial Fishing Vessel “Checklist Generator”


“As a maritime regulator, it is imperative we engage and keep pace with industry.  The Coast Guard will facilitate commerce – we will not impede it.”  – Admiral Paul F. Zukunft, Commandant

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