Coast Guard to implement safety exams

Coast Guard Petty Officer 3rd Class Dan Jarrett, of Marine Safety Detachment Kodiak, goes over the results of the dockside safety exam with the captain of the fishing vessel Castle Cape, Steve Eggemeyer in 2006. Credit: Petty Officer Paul Roszkowski

The US Coast Guard in Alaska is requiring all commercial fishing vessels that operate or fish more than three miles from the territorial sea baseline to complete a Coast Guard dockside safety exam as of 16 October.

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