Regulations Handbook for

Towing Vessels

The Regulations Handbook for Towing Vessels is now available, and contains applicable revisions and additions to regulations through the end of October 2016. The Regulations Handbook for Towing Vessels combines the regulations found in ten Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) books and puts them into one easy to read topical resource. This Regulations Handbook includes all of 46 CFR Subchapter M, Inspection of Towing Vessels.

The Regulations Handbook for Towing Vessels is the perfect resource for:

Inspected Towing Vessel Regulations

Uninspected Towing Vessel Regulations

AWO’s Responsible Carrier Program

Masters / Pilots / Steersmen of Towing Vessels

PICs of Towboat Fueling

Managers of Towboat Companies

Port Captains

Port Engineers

The Regulations Handbook for Towing Vessels contains:

Pollution Prevention Requirements

Operations Requirements

Investigations, Documentation & Chemical Testing Requirements

Lifesaving Equipment Requirements

Fire Fighting Equipment Requirements

Inland Navigation Rules

Inspection of Towing Vessels

Appendices including:

Federal Regulations

Conversion Table

46 CFR Subchapter M Timeline

46 CFR Subchapter M Outline

Last Published: 2023

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