Below is a list of all policy associated with Commercial Fishing Vessels.
Commandant Instruction (COMDINST) 16711.14: Commercial Fishing Industry Vessel Safety Training and Qualification
The purpose of this Instruction is to promulgate uniform Coast Guard policies regarding training and qualification of personnel providing voluntary dockside examination services and conducting at-sea boardings of commercial fishing industry vessels. The goal of the fishing vessel safety program is to achieve a significant reduction in Commercial Fishing Industry fatalities and vessel losses through public awareness, voluntary dockside examinations and at-sea boardings. Well trained commercial fishing vessel dockside examiners and boarding officers will foster public awareness of fishing vessel safety and promote regulations compliance.
Commandant Instruction (COMDINST) 16711.13B: Implementation of the Commercial Fishing Industry Vessel Regulations
The purpose of this Instruction is to promulgate revisions to Coast Guard implementation policies for the Commercial Fishing Industry Vessel Regulations. This Instruction reiterates goals, establishes new policies, and outlines responsibilities of personnel and units having coordination, boarding and examination roles. It shall be used by all Active Duty, Reserve, Auxiliary and Civilian personnel involved in the Commercial Fishing Industry Vessel Safety Program. The Coast Guard's goal of achieving a significant reduction in commercial fishing industry fatalities and vessel losses through education, voluntary dockside examinations and at-sea boardings remains unchanged.
Marine Safety Manual Volume II: Material Inspection
Marine Safety Manual Volume III: Marine Industry Personnel