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7/7/2016: Policy for credentialing officers of towing vessels

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The Coast Guard announced the availability of Navigation and Vessel Inspection Circular (NVIC) 03-16, Guidelines for Credentialing Officers of Towing Vessels. This NVIC provides guidance to mariners concerning regulations governing endorsements to merchant mariner credentials for service on towing vessels.

For more information, please view the entire Federal Register notice and view the entire NVIC.

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