Canada – New fishing vessel safety regulations are now in force

The Fishing Vessel Safety Regulations set out new requirements for safety equipment, written safety procedures and vessel stability for small commercial fishing vessels operating in Canada. Transport Canada says the new regulations are the result of extensive consultation with stakeholders, including fishing vessel owners, provincial and territorial safety groups, and representatives of fishing safety associations from coast to coast to coast. click here to read the story  Read the full list of Fishing Vessel Safety Regulations, click here11:05