Hydrostatic Release Safety Bulletin

The following link is a safety recall on hydrostatic releases failing 6 months to 1 year after being put into service.
http://www.shrimpalliance.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/MCA-Safety-Bulletin-No-6-Recall-Safetmade-HRU.pdfADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

The manufacturer may be contacted at the following:
E-mail: sales@safetbag.com
Telephone: 0090 (232) 431 1000 (MON-FRI, 08:30-17:30;SAT, 08:30-11:30. Eastern Euopean Time Zone UTC + 02:00)
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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