Although federal regulations ([paragraph]) mandate that commercial fishing vessels
carry a PFD for each crewmember, there are no requirements for fishermen to wear them while working.
Martinac Shipbuilding, a long-established shipyard in Tacoma, built the Northern Leader, touted as one of the largest and most innovative commercial fishing vessels
made in the United States in twenty years.
PORT ORFORD - The Coast Guard airlifted an ailing 17-year-old boy from a commercial fishing vessel
off the southern Oregon Coast.
Earlier in the day, the crew were called to Malltraeth at 2.35pm to rescue a local commercial fishing vessel
which had also suffered engine failure.
CHARLESTON - The Coast Guard recently ended the voyage of a commercial fishing vessel
because of safety violations and the alleged discovery of methamphetamine on board.
Although the USCG does not require PFDs to be worn during all activities, USCG regulations (46 CFR Part 28) do require that each commercial fishing vessel
carry at least one USCG-approved PFD of the proper size for each person on board, and that each PFD be readily accessible from both the worker's usual work station and berthing area .
A commercial fishing vessel
was seized by the personnel of the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources in Eastern Visayas (BFAR-8) at 4:25 a.m.
Alejano was reacting to a recent report that the Chinese Coast Guard has driven away a Philippine commercial fishing vessel
from the Panatag Shoal.
A coastguard spokesman said it was a commercial fishing vessel
that had lost power.
Bedford owned and operated a commercial fishing vessel
for 15 years and for three years represented the state of Alaska as a member of the Northern Panel for the Pacific Salmon Commission in treaty negotiations with Canada.
"The capacity and depth of the fish port in Toril in Daliao is small and can only accommodate small commercial fishing vessel
. Some of the fish caught along the Tuna Highway starts from DavOr actually would land at the fish port of GenSan," she said.