What We Can Do For You
- Foster dialog between the Coast Guard and towing vessel stakeholders.
- Help ensure consistent regulatory application through towing vessel training and guidance.
- Provide towing vessel inspection support.
- Gather, organize, and provide statistical information.
06/24/2021: Bridge to Bridge radio telephone inspection and certificate guidance has been added to the FCC sub-section under the Credentials, Documents and Reports section in
05/26/2021: The Coast Guard Office of Commercial Vessel Compliance has published CG-CVC Policy Letter 19-01 CH.1 which provides updated enforcement guidance regarding manning, credentialing, and watchkeeping requirements applicable to harbor assist towing vessels inspected under 46 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Subchapter M that travel outside the Boundary Line.
05/25/2021: The Coast Guard Office of Commercial Vessel Compliance has published CG-CVC Policy Letter 21-03 which provides guidance on the use of doubler plates on towing vessels subject to 46 CFR Subchapter M.