Harbormaster


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Harbormaster

A person who directs ships into or out of a harbor. Harbormasters are important to international trade because it is their duty to keep cargo safe.
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2015-01 of the Alaska Association of Harbormasters and Port Administrators urged the Governor and the Alaska Legislature to fund the full amount "in order to ensure enhanced safety and economic prosperity among Alaskan coastal communities.
Everyone is facing that issue in Alaska, all the harbormasters are.
He said the association wants improved communication with the town regarding various matters concerning the lake, including improving the role of the harbormaster.
He said the lake residents and association members would like to have a harbormaster patrol the lake unannounced for two to four hours on either a Saturday or Sunday.
Local resident Joseph Borlikoski is harbormaster, but he is not certified and the town does not provide him with a watercraft to patrol the lake.
The harbormaster in Sturbridge is the Board of Selectmen.
Fayard said Douglas Blood of North Brookfield has been handling harbormaster duties on Lake Lashaway, which is situated in both towns, but the patrolling there is scaled back in comparison to Sturbridge and Webster.
A Boating Infrastructure Grant of $448,069 financing the new building construction from the United State Fish and Wildlife Service and the Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries, as well as a bond supported by revenues from the self-sustaining harbormaster enterprise fund.
Newburyport Mayor Donna Holaday said, I am very pleased with the results of the recent bids for the Harbormaster project.
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Harbormasters (H 4791) - The House and Senate approved and sent to the governor a bill requiring harbormasters to complete an initial training program and to continue periodic training during their tenure.