Coast Guard responds to multiple fishing vessel incidents participating in Miss. Oyster Recovery Project

uscg logoThe Coast Guard and partner agencies have responded to an increase in incidents involving oyster fishermen in Bay St. Louis, Miss., over the past two days. One serious marine incident took place, which involved injury to a crewmember.  The other incidents involved capsized fishing vessels. The incidents, due to unsafe work practices and overloading of oyster fishing vessels, coincide with the State of Mississippi initiating the , Jan. 18th, to relocate oyster beds from St. Joe Reef to Pass Christian and Biloxi Bay. Read the post here  16:54

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