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More inspected vessels, new training underlie rise in deficiencies

More inspected vessels, new training underlie rise in deficiencies

The U.S. Coast Guard documented 25,324 vessel deficiencies in 2018, according to the service’s second Domestic Vessel Annual Report.


 

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