What We Can Do For You
- Gather, organize and provide statistical information.
- Foster dialog between the Coast Guard and industry.
- Research towing vessel issues.
- Help ensure high level of consistency through training and policy guidance.
- Train towing vessel examiners.
- Provide onsite assistance.
07/16/2018: TugSafe Lite has been expanded and retitled TugSafe Central.
06/06/2018: Towing vessel operators can verify the accuracy of their Automatic Identification System (AIS) broadcasted information through the Coast Guard’s Vessel Information Verification Service (VIVS) .
05/29/2018: Additions and updates have been made to the Subchapter M FAQs webpage.
05/18/2018: Additions and updates have been made to the Subchapter M FAQs webpage.
04/19/2018: Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg, FL issued the first Certificate of Inspection under Subchapter M.
03/07/2018: The Coast Guard Office of Commercial Vessel Compliance (CG-CVC-1) has issued change 1 to CG-CVC Policy Letter 17-02, Use of Existing Safety Management Systems to Obtain an Initial Certificate of Inspection Under 46 CFR Subchapter M.
03/07/2018: Links have been added under the "Policy, Guidance and Links" tab in the navigation pane to the Application for Inspection of U.S. Vessel (CG-3752), Standardized Terminology for the Towing Industry (Nomenclature), and the Towing Safety Advisory Committee (TSAC) website.