Fishing vessel voyages terminated for...

Fishing vessel voyages terminated for safety violations - KTVA

There are 3 comments on the KTVA Anchorage story from Apr 10, 2009, titled Fishing vessel voyages terminated for safety violations - KTVA. In it, KTVA Anchorage reports that:

The Coast Guard terminated the voyages of two 37-foot commercial fishing vessels within the last two days in Icy Straight near Hoonah, Alaska.

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scott the fisherman

Long Beach, CA

#1 Apr 10, 2009
thank you liberty..... now go after the rest of the out of state commercial fleet
Kwetcipenes

Anchorage, AK

#2 Apr 10, 2009
Before becoming disabled by working on life rafts and airplane slides, I make the suggestion that the Coast Guard inspects the boats and planes for the yearly certification of all inflatables. Throughout the many years in the industry, I have found that most airlines and boats DO NOT have their inflatables inspected at all! I was held legally responsible for the inflatables that I worked on; the air and sea industry should also be held legally accountable to test their inflatables. It's just another piece of equipment that is installed then forgotten!
Thomas

Gig Harbor, WA

#3 Apr 13, 2009
Why don't you publish the names of the vessels? Seems as though you are protecting them.

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