Publications - those items too long to be articles but still of real interest to the West Coast fishing community -- can be shared via a PDF file or a Word document. NOTE, you must have Adobe Acrobat to read PDF files. Listed below are the dates posted and the publications available.
Let Heads Up! help you to inform the fishing community about a publication you have authored or sponsored. Simply go to the Get Involved page and use the "submit a publication" form to quickly and easily share your publication. Better yet, submit an article about the publication as well.
2005-2006 Moorings off of Newport, Oregon [PDF]
The attachment shows moorings from PISCO that will be in the water off of Newport, Oregon during 2005-2006. There may be other moorings not on this sheet, from other research agencies. For more information, please contact Francis Chan at (541) 737-9131.
Safety Alert - Life Preservers [PDF]
Coast Guard Marine Inspectors discovered a number of problems with Personal Flotation Devices (PFDs) manufactured by Atlantic-Pacific Manufacturing Co. (APCO).
Interagency Agreement on Observer Safety [PDF]
This is the Memorandum of Agreement on Observer Safety, signed on 12/21/04.
Crew Endurance Management Program [PDF]
The Crew Endurance Management Program is the systematized program of proven practices for optimizing crewmember productivity and safety. See the link for the pamphlet.
Crew Endurance Management System [PDF]
This pamphlet tells about the Crew Endurance Management System, which is a system for managing the risk factors in maritime work environments that can lead to human error and performance slumps.
Safety Alert 03-04 [PDF]
Crewman on a trawler was struck in the back due to synthetic line failure.
USCG Report on the Sinking of the F/V Artic Rose [PDF]
This official USCG document reports on the investigation of the sinking of the uninspected fishing vessel, the Artic Rose, in the Bering Sea on April 2, 2001, with one person deceased and fourteen persons missing and presumed dead.
Official 406 MHz EPIRB Registration Form [PDF]
Official 406 MHz ELT Registration Form [PDF]
Official 406 MHz PLB Registration Form [PDF]
Hazard to Navigation Caused by Vandalism of Oceanographic Mooring - Newport Oregon [PDF]
The navigation light and radar reflector on a long term oceanographic mooring were recently stolen, leaving a hazard to navigation. See pub for details and photos!