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The Coast Guard announced the withdrawal of the advance notice of proposed rulemaking regarding commercial fishing industry vessels, which involved possible amendments to Coast Guard regulations affecting uninspected United States commercial fishing, fish processing and fish tender vessels.
The possible amendments involved vessel stability and watertight integrity, risk awareness and minimization, personnel instruction and drill requirements, safety and survival equipment, and compliance documentation.
Withdrawal of this regulatory project will allow the Coast Guard to focus on a new rulemaking project implementing 2010 and 2012 legislation that affects the commercial fishing industry.
For more information, please view the entire Federal Register notice.
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Categories: - Fishing Vessels, Commercial Vessel Compliance, Federal Register
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