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Atlantic Highly Migratory Species Vessel Monitoring System Program Compliance Guide (Revised November 2013)


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Vessel Monitoring Systems Certification Statement for Atlantic HMS Fisheries
Vessel Monitoring Systems Reimbursement Form


VESSEL MONITORING SYSTEMS NEWS

NMFS Announces a Final Rule to Modify Vessel Monitoring System (VMS) Requirements in Atlantic Highly Migratory Species (HMS) Fisheries, Federal Register Notice November 14, 2013

NMFS Announces a Proposed Rule to Modify Vessel Monitoring System Requirements in Atlantic Highly Migratory Species Fisheries, Federal Register Notice August 29, 2013

NMFS Reminds Fishermen of New VMS Requirements in Atlantic HMS Fisheries Effective January 1, 2013 December 13, 2012

NMFS Announces a New Effective Date for Vessel Monitoring System Requirements for Atlantic Highly Migratory Species, Federal Register Notice, Compliance Guide October 11, 2012

National Marine Fisheries Service Announces its Intent to Delay Implementation of New Vessel Monitoring Systems (VMS) Requirements for Atlantic Highly Migratory Species Fisheries February 29, 2012

National Marine Fisheries Service Announces Alternate Procedures to Address Reporting Problems with VMS Units in Atlantic HMS Fisheries February 23, 2012

NMFS Announces a Final Rule to Require New Vessel Monitoring System (VMS) Units and Establish Additional Requirements in Atlantic Highly Migratory Species Fisheries, Federal Register Notice, Approved Units FR Notice, Compliance Guide (Revised Feb. 7, 2012), Final Regulatory Impact Review and Regulatory Felxibility Analysis December 2, 2011

National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) Announces Additional Public Hearings for a Proposed Rule to Update Vessel Monitoring System (VMS) Requirements in Atlantic Highly Migratory Species (HMS) Fisheries, Federal Register Notice, Public Hearing Presentation July 1, 2011

NMFS Announces a Proposed Rule to Update Vessel Monitoring System (VMS) Requirements in Atlantic HMS Fisheries, Federal Register Notice, Initial Regulatory Flexibility Analysis and Regulatory Impact Review June 21, 2011

NMFS Announces New VMS Type Approval for HMS Fisheries and Other Regional Programs Feb 27, 2007

Final Rule - Vessel Monitoring Requirement for Atlantic Shark Fisheries Aug 17, 2004

VMS Type Approval Notice for All HMS Fisheries April 15, 2004

Final Rule - Vessel Monitoring System Required for Pelagic Longline Vessels Effective September 1, 2003

OMB VMS Paperwork Reduction Act clearance request Mar 19, 2003

VMS Type Approval Notice Mar 11, 2003

Final VMS Remand document Aug 2001

 

 

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