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Fishing Vessel Safety Division (CG-CVC-3)

Commercial Fishing Vessel Advisory Committee

The Commercial Fishing Vessel Advisory Committee (CFSAC) formerly known as the Commercial Fishing Industry Vessel Safety Advisory Committee (CFIVSAC) will act solely in an advisory capacity to the Commandant of the United States Coast Guard and the Secretary on matters relating to the safety of commercial fishing industry vessels.

The Coast Guard announced in the Federal Register that the Commercial Fishing Safety Advisory Committee will meet in Seattle, Thursday, November 15 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Friday, November 16, 2018 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., to discuss various issues relating to safety in the commercial fishing industry. All meetings will be open to the public. The meeting may close early if all business is finished.

The regulatory reform subcommittee last met via teleconference on the following dates:

  • 7) 28 February 2018
  • 6) 22 February 2018
  • 5) 1 February 2018
  • 4) 14 December 2017
  • 3) 14 September 2017
  • 2) 24 August 2017
  • 1) 4 August 2017

The full CFSAC last met on 15 March 2018 for the 38th CFSAC meeting via teleconference.

The Committee will advise, consult with, and make recommendations to the Commandant on matters and actions relating to the safe operation of vessels to which Chapter 45 of Title 46 U.S.C. applies.

2011-2018 CFSAC Tasks and Recommendations - Pending Items Click Here

FACA Database

For more information please review the CFSAC Charter Renewal.