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US Coast Guard Approves Electronic Charts


The U.S. Coast Guard published guidance Feb. 5 that allows mariners to use electronic charts and publications instead of paper charts, maps, and publications. The Navigation and Vessel Inspection Circular, NVIC 01-16, establishes... READ MORE

2016-2017 ASMFC Spiny Dogfish Trip Limits


The Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission (ASMFC) Spiny Dogfish Management Board recently approved a spiny dogfish commercial quota of 40,360,761 pounds for the 2016/2017 fishing season (May 1 – April 30). The quota... READ MORE