New Fishing Vessel Safety Regulations Announced

The Federal Government has release new regulations on Fishing Vessel Safety Regulations. Of particular note to AETTNL members is:

Persons and Organizations Competent to Conduct a Stability Assessment

Regulatory authorization — full or simplified stability assessment Section 3.51(c)3.51 The following persons and organizations are competent to conduct a full or simplified stability assessment:


(c) a person who has at least three years of post-secondary education in the field of naval architecture, who is a member in good standing of an order or an association of technologists or technicians of a province of Canada, and who has at least five years’ experience in the marine transportation industry.

For the full Regulation see Stability Assessment and Stability Standards (continued)