Commercial Vessel Compliance

10/26/2015: New FAQ on bridge-to-bridge certificate for towing vessels

A new ‘Frequently Asked Questions’, or FAQs, has been posted on the Towing Vessel National Center of Expertise website regarding when a towing vessel is required to have the bridge-to-bridge radiotelephone station inspected and obtain a bridge-to-bridge certificate.

The FAQ can be found under FAQs in the “Navigation Safety Equipment” section.

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