Coast Guard terminates fishing vessel voyage for multiple safety violations near Dutch Harbor, Alaska

The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Mellon terminated the voyage of the fishing vessel Nushagak Spirit near Dutch Harbor after discovering several safety issues and environmental concerns on board the vessel Monday. The crew of the Mellon conducted the boarding of the Nushagak Spirit three nautical miles east of Umnak Island where they discovered one fishing violation, 14 safety violations and the improper discharge of bilge water. Specifically, the vessel’s master admitted to pumping water from the bilge over the side of the vessel, a violation of the Clean Water Act. >click to read< 07:46

One Response to Coast Guard terminates fishing vessel voyage for multiple safety violations near Dutch Harbor, Alaska

  1. Bill says:

    Wow, what an incredible enforcement action. That’s amazing how they saved the crew and the planet all in one fell swoop

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