The Coast Guard Office of Commercial Vessel Compliance has announced the update of Work Instruction (CVC-WI-010(3)) OCMI Guidance on Special Consideration for 46 CFR Subchapter M Vessels.
Subchapter M Towing Vessel – Pilot house alerter and towing machinery requirements
The Office of Commercial Vessel Compliance (CG-CVC) would like to remind all Subchapter M – Towing Vessel owners and operators that while the phase-in allowance to get your Certificate of Inspection (COI) has past, as of July 19, 2022, there are some other requirements for existing vessels that are a prerequisite prior to obtaining the next Renewal COI.
End of Certificate of Inspection Phase-In Period: 46 CFR Subchapter M Towing Vessels
The Assistant Commandant for Prevention Policy has announced the conclusion of the Subchapter M: Towing Vessel, four year Certificate of Inspection (COI) phase-in period.
MSIB: Suspension of USCG inspection fees for TSMS Option – Subchapter M Towing Vessels
Effective March 15, 2022, the U.S. Coast Guard may not charge vessel inspection user fees for towing vessels using the Towing Safety Management System (TSMS) option for documenting compliance with Title 46 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), Subchapter M.
Policy Letter Update: Subchapter M enforcement posture for certificate of inspection phase-in requirements
The Coast Guard Office of Commercial Vessel Compliance (CG-CVC) has announced the issuance of Policy Letter 20-01, CH.1 – Subchapter M Enforcement Posture for Certificate of Inspection Phase-In Requirements.