Commercial Vessel Compliance

2/15/2019: Towing Safety Advisory Committee meeting rescheduled, location changed

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The Coast Guard announced in the Federal Register that the dates and location of the Towing Safety Advisory Committee meeting originally scheduled for Feb. 20-21, 2019 have changed.

Meeting schedule: The subcommittees of the Towing Safety Advisory Committee will meet Tuesday, March 12, 2019, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. to conduct work-group sessions. The full committee will meet Wednesday, March 13, 2019, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. These meetings may end early if the subcommittees or the committee has completed its business, or the meetings may be extended based on the number of public comments.

Meeting location: The new meeting location is at the Double Tree by Hilton Hotel Miami Airport and Convention Center, 711 NW 72nd Avenue, Miami, Florida 33126.

For access to the docket or to read documents or comments related to this meeting, including the meeting notice published February 4 that lists the agenda, go to and search for​ USCG-2019-0035.

For further details view the Federal Register Notice or contact Mr. Douglas Scheffler, Alternate Designated Federal Officer, at 202-372-1087 or

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