Masks Required on Fishing Vessels, Senators Vow to Get the Rule Repealed
This is Alaska Fish Radio. I’m Laine Welch – Masks are required on fishing boats and the Coast Guard will enforce it.
A marine safety bulletin issued by the Coast Guard in late March reminds mariners that they will enforce the requirement that all U.S. fishermen must wear masks while on the job.
The Center for Disease Control mask requirement has been interpreted by the Coast Guard to apply to “all forms of commercial maritime vessels,” including cargo ships, fishing vessels, research vessels and self-propelled barges...
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