Reminder – Free USCG Exams


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From the desk of Harry March, Commercial Fishing Vessel Examiner:  As we all  prepare for the new year it’s time to start thinking about your FREE USCG Safety Exam.

Don’t wait till the last minute as there are only a few examiners in each region.  The below link can assist you on what you need to pass the free exam:

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Remember to double check the dates on your flares and if applicable your Epirb registration.   Also fire extinguishers should be inspected annually unless they are disposable fire extinguishers.

Louisiana is part of District 8 a listing of all examiners can be found here:

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