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12april2014FOGHORNFOGHORNFocuSHuMaNREsOuRcEsADDinformationonneworemergingissuesandhowtheyplayintoyouroperationExamples-RightsofGayandLesbianEmployeesPolicy-CellPhoneandSocialMediaUsageontheJobPolicy-FamilyandMedicalLeave-VacationandHolidayPolicyUpdateDELETEantiquatedorconfusingtextthatdoesntofferemployeenecessaryinformationExamples-Pre-andPost-EmploymentPolicies-JobStatus-PotentialLegallyProblematicLanguage-RulesAgainstDiscussingCompensationCLEAN-UPambiguoussectionstomakethehandbookeasytoreadandensureitiscon-sistentconciseandowsappropriatelytheycanspendtimewiththeifamiliesandlvednesasafetysectinthatspendstwpaagaphsexplainingthatsafetyisgdandweallneedtbesafeWhilecetainlythesemessagesaegdhandbksshuldspendnlyquickefeencebecausepeplealeadygetit.Anthepuningexeciseisteadthehandbkinnesittingfmfnttendandhamnizethestyle.ManyhandbksweelaunchedyeasagandtheupdatinghascnsistedfdppinginttheiginaldcumenthandutsfmseminaspliciescpiedfmtheIntenetanditemscpiedfmantheemplyeshandbk.oftenafteyeasfhavingitemscutandpastedinhandbksbecmeahdgepdgeflngandshtsectinsmewitingiscasualandsmewitingisveryformalsomepoliciesareinrst-personandothersaeinthid-pesnfmatandsmetimesevendiffeentfntsandmaginsvay.AnftseenesultffailuethamnizeisahdgepdgefdiffeentdiectivesasttitlesandpeplefemplyeestcntactsectinsthatsayifyuhaveaquestinneedappvalgseeHryuhumanesuceepesentativetheHrdiecttheHrmanageyumanageyusupevisthepeatinsmanageyudepat-VitalComponentsofaUsefulUp-to-DateEmployeeHandbook april2014FOGHORN13FOGHORNFocuSHuMaNREsOuRcEsAbouttheAuthorStevenE.BersEsq.isChairmanotheEmploymentLawDepartmentothelawfrmoWhiteordTaylorPreston.BaltimoreWashingtonD.C.HehasservedasPVAsGeneralCounselsince1988advisingpassengervesselownersinmattersrelatingtomarineandemploymentmattersincludingthepreparationoemploymenthandbooksortheindustryandothermaritimetransactions.Hemaybecontactedat410.347.8724orsberswtplaw.commentmanageryurdepartmentheadrjustmanagement.Withbrrwingcntentfrmsmanysurcesallthesetitlescanappearinthesamehandbk.Inshrtneffrtwasspentharmnizingtitles.Whenalladditinsdeletinsandclean-upiscmpletedreturntthetablefcntentsandseeifthematerialcanbeeasilyfund.onetablefcntentsfrmatIrecmmendfllwsbelievingallpliciescanusuallybetintooneofthefollowingsectincategriesAboutourCompanyOurValuesWagesHoursandSchedulesOurProfessionalImageExpectationsandPoliciesAboutourVesselCaringForPassengersEmployeeBeneftsDisciplineConductGuideConCludingtHougHtforYourHandbookProjeCtSthereyuhaveitadddeleteandclean-up.Itisftenadauntingprjectthatwilldienthecrnerfavesselownersdesk.Thenalrecom-mendatinistutsurcetheprjectyurunbatsandyuditwelldwhatyudbestandappreciatethatthepreparatinfahandbkisalegalisticprocessbenetingfromskillsandexperienceheldbestbythsewhcreatehandbksnaregularbasisanddntdrivebats.n 14april2014FOGHORNREGuLaTORyREPoRTByPeterLauridsenPVARegulatoryAffairsConsultantwww.wheelhousetech.com-978-562-5211WheelHousetransportedourmaintenanceprogramintothedigitalagewitheaseandprecision.ItisnowavitalcomponentinmaintainingStatueCruisesfeet.-TimothyLoesch-PortCaptainSafetyisatthefeftfeveypasseevesselpeatitdayadallpeatsstivetwadesuithattheicewsaefullypepaedftheuftu-ateicidetsthatcaccuthewateways.Thuhutthelastcetuyvesselpeatishavebecmei-ceasilysafewithtechli-caladvacemetsiaviatilife-saviequipmetfieptec-ticmmuicatisystemsadcstuctimateials.AutmaticIdentifcationSystemsAISglobalpsitiisystemgPSpesalotationdevicesPFDsandmobilephesallmakepasseevesselpeatissafethewateways.AtPVAthestaffadacadefdedicatedvluteeshavedevelpedaplethafmateialsuideliesmaualsDVDsadvidestassistitheeducatitaiiadequieddillsthatmakeusectamthesafestithemaitimecmmuity.Theeassfalltheseefftstwadsasafemaitimeevi-metaebviusbutsmetimesitsdtbieflyeviewthepasttseehwfawevecme.recetlyIhavehadthepptuitytetellthestyfmyfistsiificatpasseevesselcasualtyiteac-ti.Evethuhitccuedmetha40yeasaIamstillsupisedthatthissignifcantmarineaccidentemaislaelyftte.Fmtimettimeitisadvisabletevisitthepasttputthepesetitbettefcus.IthisspiitwhatfllwsisabiefecutifthecllisibetweeGeorgePrinceaLuisiaastatefeyadtheFrostaanweiatakewhichesulteditheuftuatedeathsf77pess.TheabstactftheMaieBadfIvestiatisummaizedtheevetasfllwso20octbe1976thenweiatakshipFrostaadtheAmeicafeyGeorgePrincecllidedatmile120.8abveHeadfPassesAHPtheLweMississippirive.TheGeorgePrincewasstucktheptsideamidshipsbythebwftheFrostapushedupiveashtdistaceadthecapsizedtstabadthwithefullladfvehiclesadpas-SafetyLessonsLearnedfromaForgottenPassengerVesselAccident april2014FOGHORN15REGuLaTORyREPoRTsengersintthewater.Seventy-sixpersnsperishedtheirbdieshavebeenrecoveredandidentifed.Eighteenpassengerssurvived.onepassengerismissingandpresumeddead.TheGeorgePrincewasanunin-spectedntcarryingpassengersfrhireLuisiana-peratedferrythatservedtheLuling-DestrahnferryrutewithantherferryvesseltheOllieK.Wilds.onthemrningfoctber201976bthferrieswereperatingandatthetimefthecasualtytheOllieK.Wildswasnthewest-t-eastlegfthecrss-riverrute.TheGeorgePrincewasntheeast-t-westleg.TheFrostawasupbundwithapiltabard.Justbelwtheferryrutewasagrainelevatrntheeastbankwithalargevesselmredparalleltthebank.Shrtlyafter600a.m.thepiltnFrostasawtheOllieK.Wildscrssingfrmhisprttstarbardabutamileupriver.AsFrostaap-prachedthemredvesselatthegrainterminaltheGeorgePrinceappearedfrmbehindthebstruct-edlinefsightpassingfrmFrostasstarbardtprt.ThereappearedtberiskfcllisinbuttheFrostasperatrhaddubtsastGeorgePrincesintentinsthinkingitmighthldupandpassasternftheFrosta.GeorgePrinceneverchangedcurserslwedandtheFrostaattemptedtestablishameetingpassingagreementbyradiandwhistlebefrebelatedlysundingthedangersignalandbackingdwn.BthvesselscntinuedtheirpathsinttheresultantcllisinandcapsizingftheGeorgePrince.ThepiltntheFrostawasindirectcntrlfthevessel.HisattemptsatcmmunicatinwiththeGeorgePrinceincludedbthwhistlesignalsandradicmmunicatin.Heinitiallytriedtrelynacustmfatw-whistlepassingthatwuldhaveshiftedtheburdenfavidingacllisinttheGeorgePrince.UndertheapplicablerulesftheradFrostawastheburdenedvessel.Whencmmunicatinsfailedandthevesselswereinanear-direriskfcllisinthepiltsundedthedangersignalandwentfullastern.HadtheFrostaearlierslwedrhadthepiltturnedtstarbardamaneuverhecnsideredimprudentstillexpectingtheGeorgePrinceteventuallygivewayandpassunderhissternacllisinmighthavebeenavidedrminimized.ThatbeingsaidthecauseftheaccidentwasGeorgePrincesmastersfailurettakeapprpriateprecau- 16april2014FOGHORNREGuLaTORyREPoRTLeMCMmgerrceccrgeMCMisaleadingindependentinsurancebrokeragebasedinthePacifcNorthwest.Ourmarinepracticegrouphasmorethan100yearsocombinedexperienceplacinginsuranceandmanagingthemarineindustrysuniquerisks.Whetherwereworkingwithvesseloperatorsbuildersrepairacilitiesorsupplierswecreatespecializedsolutionsthatmeeteachclientsneeds.EMpLoyEEBEnEfitsExECutivEBEnEfitsREtiREMEntpLansinsuRanCEadvisoRypRopERtyCasuaLtyContactDamonL.Nasmanat206262-6375oremaildamon.nasmanmcmnw.comwww.mcmnw.com100FurunodesignedLinuxsoftwareimprovesstabilityreducesvirusriskFullycompliantIMOsystems1923.1LCDorBlackBoxECDISwithusersuppliedwideglassbridgemonitorsareavailableSimpleEthernetconnectiontoFAR2xx7Radarssavingthousandsovercomplexinterfacekitswww.FurunoUSA.comwww.Facebook.comFurunoECDISElectronicChartDisplayandInformationSystemtiaymeasuesupdepatuefmhisbethwithutaappaetconcernforpossibleupboundtrafcbscuedbytheshipatthegaielevatadceithesteamtvisiblyeactigiaywaytthepesecefadcmmuicatisfmtheFrosta.ThemasteftheGeorgePrincedidtsuvivetheaccidetstheeisexplaatifhisappaetfailuetheaheedthedagesigalhisappaetfailuetbsevetheclsepximityftheupbudFrosta.ItheaalysisftheaccidettheMaieBadfIvestigatididccludecetaifailuestacthispatbasedbsevatisfthewitesses.Hwmuchhavethigschagedimpvedsice1976Fistthehighwaybidgethatwasudecstuctiatthiscssigwascmpleted.Mewidelyacceptedimpvemetshaveccued.Smecatbediectlyattibutedtthiseaccidetbutitemaisahis-ticalefeecepiticside-atifsubsequetegulatyadstatutychage.Theewascfusibetweecustmadulesfthead.AtthetimeavigatiwasctlledbyWesteriverulesthatpmul-gatedbystatute.TasitfmseatabvetheHueyP.LgBidgeivlvedtheesetsfulesftheadacetaigeeallyacceptedcustms.MayptswithcmmutefeyservicearecoveredbyVesselTrafcSevicesVTS.VTSnewoleaswasudeiitialdevelpmetatthetimefthiscasualty.Bidge-t-bidgeaditelephecaiagee-quiemetsdidtcvevesselstcayigpassegesfhie.FedealsafetyvesightftheThereportoftheCommandantsMarineBoardofInvestigationisavailableathttpwww.uscg.milhqcg5cg545docsboardsfrosta.pdf. april2014FOGHORN17REGuLaTORyREPoRTLeaveyourworriesbehindwiththepowerandreliabilityofJohnDeereenginesWithexpandedpowerfrom56to559kW75to750hpJohnDeerePowerTechenginescantakeyouwhereveryouwanttogo.GotoworkwiththecondenceandsatisfactiononlyJohnDeerepropulsionauxiliaryandgeneratordriveenginescandeliver.OurU.S.EPATier3marineenginesarequietandfuelefcientmakinglongworkdaysseemalittleshorter.Withhightorqueandlow-ratedrpmyoualsogetexcellentvesselcontrolandreliableauxiliarydrives.Forworry-freepoweronthewaterNothingRunsLikeADeere.JohnDeere.commarineProductofferingsvarybycountry.ALLAMERICANMARINEInc.Tel360.647-7602Emailsalesallamericanmarine.comWebwww.allamericanmarine.comGeorgePrinceperatiwaslimitedtauispectedvesselbardiprram.nwfederallawhasbeeamededtprvidethateveryferryvesseleveewhichfaresaretcharedissubjecttCastguardispecti.Tdayfcursewithprpertraiibetterequipmetmreadvacedaviatitechl-yadehacedcmmuica-tiabilitiestheumberfsevereicidetsivlviCastguardreulatedpasseervesselpera-tishasdramaticallyfallemakithesmallpasseervesselidustryefthesafetymdesftraspr-tatiitheU.S.Thedetailsfthiscasualtyremaivividimymemry.ntlywasIthesceeasaCastguardCmmaderaspartftherecveryadivestiativeeffrtsbutIservedasamemberftheesuiMarieBardfIvestiatiItisiterestithatIhavefudmyselfclselyivlvedipasseervesselsafetyimypst-Castguardcareer.Itwascicidetalsere-dipityperhaps.ImyCastguardcareeradmyassciatiwiththePasseerVesselAssciatiIhaveftefudmyselfatapitwhereIinitiatedmodifedoropposedareg-ulatryrplicyactithatbruhtmebacktthatdayioctberwheIwassceeftheGeorgePrinceFrostacllisi.MayfthedecisisthatIvemadethruhutmycareerbthatPVAaditheCastguardmayhavebeei-uencedbythatexperienceandthereslvetavidrepeatisuchaicidetithefuture.IfyuareiterestedthereprtftheCmmadatsMarieBardfIvestiatiisavailableathttpwww.usc.milhqc5c545dcsbardsfrsta.pdf.n 18april2014FOGHORNLEGisLaTivEREPoRTEdWelchPVALegislativeDirectorApimeleislativealfthePasseneVesselAssciatinthisyeaistshieldvesselmembeswhsebatsaelessthan79feetinlenthfmhavintcmplywiththeEnvinmentalPtectinAencysVesselgenealPemitVgPfincidentalwaste-watedischaes.rihtnwthesesmallevesselsdnthavetadheetthetemsftheVgPbecausefatempayexemptiniinallyenactedbyCnessin208PublicLaw110-299.Hweveabsentnewle-islatinthatexemptinisscheduledtexpiethiscminDecembe18.InecentweeksCnesshasbeundevelpinleislatintpvidetheeliefsuhtbyPVA.onFebuay11theHuseCmmitteePVASeeksSmallerVesselExemptionFromEPAVesselGeneralPermitforWastewaterDischarges april2014FOGHORN19LEGisLaTivEREPoRTIncreasedsalesthroughourmultiplelowtonocostmarketingplans.Decreasedoperatingcostbyeliminatingredundancyandautomatingworkowforbetterefciency.Flexiblemanagementtoolstogiveyoutheultimatecontroloveryoursalesandoperations.DESTINATIONMANAGERTHECOMPLETESALESANDMANAGEMENTSYSTEMwww.vts-no.comFormallyVirtualTicketerNoRiskFreeTrialTimEversoleDirectorofSalesandSupportteversolevts-no.comTel504840-9800X113TollFree877265-3521X113Cell859652-9885YOURCOMPLETETICKETINGSOLUTION.TasptatiadIfastuctueappvedH.r.4005theCastguadadMaitimeTasptatiActf2014.Secti502wuldmakepemaetthecuetsmallevesselexemptifmtheVgP.SubsequetlyApil1theHuseappvedJ.r.4005byvicevte.CessmaFakLBidfnewJeseyhasbeeistume-taliadvcatiefmftheVgPlastyeahespsedH.r.3464theCmmecialVesselDischaesrefmActf2013.IDecembe2013thePVABadfDiectsappvedaeslutiedsitheLBidleislatisayiThebillwillesuethatsmallepasseevesselsfllwbestma-aemetpacticesfsuchdischa-esameapppiateeulatyeimethaapplicatiftheEPAsVesselgeealPemit.oMach62014SeatsMakBeichfAlaskaadMacrubifFlidaitducedS.2094theVesselIcidetalDischaeAct.ExplaiihisbillSeatBeichsaidIit-ducedthisleislatiwithSeatrubisshippesadthevesselwesthatvisitmultipleptsdthavetdealwiththeueasablepatchwkfEPAulestellithemhwtmaaeballastwateadthedischaes.Itsetsaatialstadadfballastwateadthedischargesandsignicantlytightenstheseulesvetime.Itivesapermanentexemptionforshermenadthesmallbatweswhaetcsideedpatfthepblem.IaddititpvidithepemaetexemptifsmallevesselstheBeich-rubibillwuldalsaltethecuetwastewatedischaeeulatysituatifvesselsf79feetadabve.Itwuldtasfepimayeulatyesp-sibilityfmtheEPAttheCastguadsetatuhbutachievableclealiessstadadfballastwatedischaestbesetattheatialleveladpeemptthepwefi-dividualstatestsetdiffeiwaste-watedischaeequiemets.oMach13fthisyeaPVAjiedwith56themaitimeadtadeaizatisialettetSeatsuipassaeftheBeich-rubiVesselIcidetalDischaeAct.Ithelettethecalitimembessummedupthecuetcfusieulat-ysituatiTdaytwfedealaeciestheU.S.CastguadadtheEvimetalPtectiAecyeulateballastwateadthevesseldischaesudetwdiffeistatutyauthities.Adbecauseeithefedealstatutepeemptsstateactimethatwdzestateshaveestablishedtheiwequiemetsfmayf 20april2014FOGHORNLEGisLaTivEREPoRTthsesamedischaesve150inall.Thisvelappinpatchwkffedealandstateeulatinsmakescmpliancecmplicatedcnfusinandcstlyfvesselwnesandmaines.Itiscuntepductivetthealfenhancedenvin-mentalptectinascmpanieshavedelayedinvestmentincstlyteatmenttechnliesbecausetheylackcetaintythatsuchsystemswillbeacceptablewheeveavesselcalls.Itceatesinefficienciesandunce-taintythataddcstsfshippesthatelynmainetansptatintmveessentialcaes.Andithasfcedesuce-cnstainedfedealandstateaenciestduplicateefftsandexpendsinificanttimeandtaxpayemneyinawell-inten-tinedbutunsuccessfulattemptthamnizetheiequiements.Cmmecialvesselsf79feetinlenthandabveandvesselsfanylenththatdischaeballastwatehavebeensubjectttheVgPfvefiveyeas.PVAhaspducedauidancedcumentthatassistsaffectedpeatsincmplyinitisavailableintheMembesonlysectinfwww.passenevessel.cm.BeinninthisyeamstpassenevesselscveedbytheVgPhavebeenequiedtcaynbadasimplefmknwnasaPemitAuthizatinandrecdfInspectinPArIhwevethisne-paedcumentdesnthavetbesentinttheEPA.Itcntainsbasicinfmatinabutthevesselhasaplacefthevesselpeattacknwledefamiliaityandcm-pliancewiththepvisinsftheVgPandtcetifypefmanceftheannualinspectinequiedbytheVgP.AlthuhtheVgPisanEPApemitaCastguadsmanunde-takinanannualpassenevesselinspectinmayinquieabutthep-eatsandcewsfamiliaitywithitandmayasktseethePArI.ApudentpassenevesselpeatwillmakesuewhethentthevesselissubjectttheVgPwilltakestepstbecmefamiliawiththePVAguidanceDcumentifthevesseliscveedwillensuethatthePArIisnbadifequiedandwilleducatethevesselscewabutpemitcmpliance.IftheeaequestinsabuttheVgPthePVAguidanceDcumenttheleislatintmakepemanenttheexemptinfsmallevesselspleasecntactJenWilkEdWelchatPVAHeadquates.nYourONEsourceforallofyourinteriorneedswithover25yearsexperience.LETUSOBEYOUROUTFITTEROFCHOICEUSOprovidescompleterangeofinterioroutttingandturn-keyservicesforcruiseshipsferriescommercialvesselsandoffshoreprojects.UNITCABINWALLPANELSYSTEMCEILINGSYSTEMBATHROOMMODULESMARINEDOORSDECKINGWEATHERTIGHTQAWATERTIGHTCUSTOMMARINEFURNITUREWINDOWSANDPORTHOLESHATCHESGALLEYEQUIPMENTANDOUTFIT10752DeerwoodParkBlvd.S.WaterViewIISuite100JacksonvilleFL32256888311-0781www.usoutfttersllc.comsalesusoutftters.com april2014FOGHORN21CUSTOMBUILTINTHEUSA1920.686.5117salesburgerboat.comburgerboat.comcommercialBurgerfoundedin1863isrecognizedforconstructingqualitycustomvesselsthatprovideyearsofdependableservice.9830mSteelPassengerVesselQualityCommercialVessels...BuiltbyBurgertoYourRequirementsAluminumandSteelFabricationPassengerVesselsResearchVesselsFastCrewBoatsFastSupplyBoatsWindFarmSupportVesselsFishingVesselsOtherVesselsto26080mUnderConstruction7824mSteelResearchVesselUnderConstruction9830mSteelPassengerVesselSistershiptoChicagosLeadingLadywww.nicholsboats.comExpertBoatBuildersSteelAluminumConstructionSalesnicholsboats.com360331-5500x311SendusdigitalphotosthatcapturethespiritofthePVAvesselsandyourworkcouldbepublishedintherstannualFOGHORNCalendarSPONSORSHIPSSponsorshipislimitedto12advertisers.Calltodaytoreserveyourspace1900monthDeadlineforentriesAugust252014.SubmitentriestoBillForslundatbillphilipspublishing.com2015FOGHORNCALENDARPHOTOCONTEST 22april2014FOGHORNsaFETySEcuRITYAugust32013wassuyadbeautifulwithlightchoppyseasduetowidsof10to15kots.PrettyasitwasittureddagerousforthreeteesoVermotsLakeChamplaiwhetheirkayaksovertureddumpigthemitothechillyorthernewEgladwaters.Luckyforthesethreekidsasharp-eyedexperiecedvesselcaptaiJohCarteroftheSpiritofEthanAllenIIIspottedthemsplashigithewateroe-thirdtooe-halfofamileawayfromhisvessel.Healsooticedthattheywereotweariglifejackets.Capt.Carterimmediatelytookactio.VeerigfromhisitededcourseCapt.CarterheadedtotheteesithewateradiformedhiscrewVermontVesselOperatorCreditsPVASafetyMaterialsforSuccessfulWaterRescue2570BlD.128AuaIL60502T630.236.3500CENTAPowertrAnsmIssIonLeADIngByInnovAtIonUSAbasedproductionOver20uniquedesignsOver16millionsoldTorsionalvibrationexpertsTrustCENTATheGlobalInnovatorSince1970CENTALINKCarbonFiberDriveshaftsInnovativeexiblecouplingsformarineapplicationsByKarenRainboltManagingEditor CourtneyJonesAccountExecutivecourtney.jonesaon.com216.623.4158RozanLococoAccountSpecialistrozan.lococoaon.com216.623.4109NavigatingyourrisksdayandnightAstheowneroapassengervesselyouacetoughdecisionseveryday.Fromhiringqualiedcrewtomakingsureyourvesselisinprimecondition.AtAonwespenddayandnightthinkingaboutyourmaritimeriskssobuyinginsurancedoesnthavetobeanothertoughdecision.Weworkwithyoutodevelopcreativeapproachesandcustomizedsolutionsthatdelivermoreefcienciesimprovedprotabilityandgreatervalue.Formoreinormationpleasecall1.800.730.7053orvisitpassengervessel.cominsurance.aspxRisk.Reinsurance.HumanResources.EmpowerResultsapril2014FOGHORN23saFETySEcuRITYDamianBellowsMattAnmisWilsonTuckerandKendraLoatatoprepareforarescueifthesituationwarrantedit.Itdid.Meanwhilethe250uestsonboardthepassenervesselwerecel-ebratintwoseparateweddinswithfoodbeveraesmusicanddancin.Forthemthedayonthelakecouldnothavebeenbetter.Forthekidsinthewaterhoweveritwasadifferentstory.Theyhadbeeninthelakeformorethan30minutes.TheirkayakswereswampedandwithoutpersonalflotationdevicesPFDstheywererowintiredastheytriedtokeepthemselvesonthesurface.ApproachintheteensandseeintheirdistressCapt.CartercontactedtheU.S.Coastguardtoalertthemofthesituation.UnfortunatelytheclosestCoastguardvesselwastoofarawaytoassistinforminCapt.Carterthatitwouldreachthescenein25minuteswhichmayhavebeentoolateforthefatiuedteens.ItwasuptotheSpiritofEthanAllenIIItorescuetheexhaustedkidswhobythattimehadalreadyivenuptryingtostayaoat.Asthecaptainpositionedthevesselfortherescuethecrewformedalinemid-shipattheladderandkeptthepassenersawayfromtheareawhiletheretrievalwasunderway.Quicklyandefcientlythecrewpluckedthethree17-year-oldsfromthewaterandotthemontotheSpiritIIIandthenferriedthemtoland.Afteraharrowinordealtheteensweresafeandtheweddinre-ceptionsresumed.WhenMikeSheaofgreenMountainBoatLineBurlintonVTthecompanythatoperatestheSpiritofEthanAllenIIIphonedPVAabouttheincidenthewasnotcallintoboast.Hecalledbecauseofwhathiscrewtoldhimaftertherescuewascompleted.ThecrewsaidMikethetraininworkedWeknewexactlywhattodoandhowtodoitShealaterrelayed.AndallourtraininmaterialscamefromPVA.AtgreenMountainBoatLineSheascrewsreceivefrequenttrainin.Wetraintwiceamonthontherstand15thofeachmonthsaidShea.greenMountainBoatLineusesawidearrayofPVAtraininmaterialstoinstructitscrewabouthowtorespondtoavarietyofincidentsfromareaboardthevesseltomanoverboarddrillsandeverythininbetween.ThiswaspivotalintheAuustrescue.ThefoundationofthesafetytraininisveryclearinallthePVAsafetyDVDsmanualsandvideos.Sheasaid.IbelieveinthetrainininformationthatcomesfromPVA.Itsreatstuff.Capt.Carterwasimpressedat 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