NOAA: No Paper VTRs Accepted Beginning November 10
Vessel owners and operators in New England/ Mid-Atlantic will be required to have an electronic device onboard beginning November 10, 2021, according to a recent bulletin sent out by NOAA Fisheries. Paper vessel trip reports will no longer be distributed by GARFO.
GARFO-permitted commercial fishing vessels must have an electronic device onboard the vessel at the time of the trip and submit with that device a completed report electronically within 48 hours of the end of the trip. NEFMC for-hire...
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