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The Coast Guard seeks applications for membership on the Towing Safety Advisory Committee. The Towing Safety Advisory Committee advises the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security on matters relating to shallow-draft inland and coastal waterway navigation and towing safety.
Applicants selected for service on the Towing Safety Advisory Committee via this solicitation will not begin their respective terms until September 30, 2015.
The Coast Guard is currently considering applications for six positions that will become vacant on September 30, 2015:
• Two members representing the barge and towing industry;
• One member representing the offshore mineral and oil supply vessel industry;
• One member representing the holders of active licensed Masters of towing vessels in offshore service;
• One member representing shippers engaged in the shipment of oil or hazardous materials by barge; and,
• One member drawn from the general public.
To be eligible, applicants should have particular expertise, knowledge, and experience regarding shallow- draft inland and coastal waterway navigation and towing safety.
Applications should reach the Coast Guard on or before February 2, 2015.
View the Federal Register notice for full details.
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