AWO recently held a webinar to mark the end of the first year of Subchapter M implementation, featuring officials from the Coast Guard’s Office of Commercial Vessel Compliance. Together, the Coast Guard and AWO members held a facilitated discussion to reflect on our collective successes in implementing the new rule, consider important implementation and enforcement-related issues, and identify opportunities for improvement in the second year of the COI phase-in period.
Keeping mariners safe and eliminating injuries, accidents and pollution incidents are top priorities for AWO and its member companies. Even when preventative measures are in place, however, emergencies and incidents can and do happen.
This webinar, Towing Industry Emergencies and Incidents: Prevention and Response Best Practices, features expert insights on prevention and response best practices for towing industry emergencies and incidents from:
Read about a radar observer refresher training requirement change, a Coast Guard update to guidance on special consideration for navigation lights and day shapes and more in this edition of the AWO Letter.