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Associations & organizations

Alaska Marine Safety Education Association

AMSEA is dedicated to education and training for commercial fishermen, recreational boater, and school children in Alaska. Its mission is to reduce injury and death in the marine environment through education and training. AMSEA provides educational resources and a quarterly newsletter

BC Maritime Employers Association

The BCMEA is the multi-employer waterfront organization, representing approximately 65 ship owners and agents, stevedores, container, bulk and break bulk terminal operators on Canada's west coast, extending from Victoria north to the Alaska border.

Canadian Coast Guard

A Special Operating Agency within Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO), the Canadian Coast Guard is responsible for services and programs that contribute to the safety, security, and accessibility of Canada’s waterways.

Canadian Council of Professional Fish Harvesters

The council is a non-profit organization that supports the health and vitality of the Canadian fishing industry. Its main objective is to ensure fish harvesters have the required knowledge and skills for their trade, and to meet the human resource needs of the Canadian fishing industry now and in the future.

Canadian Marine Advisory Council

The council is Transport Canada's national consultative body for marine matters.

Fish Safe

On behalf of the fishing industry, Fish Safe coordinates and develops safety tools and programs for fishermen.

Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) has the lead federal role in managing Canada’s fisheries and safeguarding its waters.

Fisheries Safety Association of Nova Scotia

The association aims to enhance safety through prevention programs, education, advocacy, communication, and awareness.

Transport Canada

Transport Canada promotes efficient marine transportation and safe, secure and sustainable marine practices; oversees marine infrastructure; regulates the safe transportation of dangerous goods by water; and helps protect the marine environment.