Category Archive: July ’19

FISH-SAFE: Pondering two types of preventable fishing vessel casualties common in summer months

Are there certain fishing vessel casualties we see in the summer months that we could classify as preventable? Could we reduce fishing vessel casualties if we raised awareness of such preventable casualties? The answer is, yes.  That would seem to be the case. The USCG database of fishing vessel casualties — documenting incidents to which …

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