Crewmember Program for Towing Vessels- Subchapter M
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Apx. 5,500 towing vessels and 31,000 barges comprise the US domestic fleet. These vessels provide job and career opportunities for more than 50,000.
The Subchapter M regulations will affect thousands of vessels across the maritime industry. All companies operating towing vessels must have a Certificate of Inspection from the USCG starting with 25% of their fleet by July 22nd, 2019 to 100% of their fleet being inspected by July 19th, 2022.
The Tug and Barge Crew Member Training Program which is self-paced and completely on-line. Any applicant who completes the Crewmember Program for Towing Vessels – Subchapter M (On-Line) course and presents the certificate of training within one year of completion will satisfy the Subchapter M training requirements of 46 CFR 140.505, 515,645 and 915 for Towing Vessels.
Crewmember Program for Towing Vessels - Subchapter M
• Lifesaving and Firefighting on Tugs
Intro to Lifesaving and Firefighting on Tugs, Lifesaving, Fire Protection
• Towing Vessel Operations
Intro to Towing vessel operations, Operation of Tugboats, Equipment and tools on tugs, Hazards and Handling of Dangerous Chemicals, Vessel Stability
• Safety of Navigation on Tugs
Safety of navigation and towing vessel operations, Safe Working Practices, Safety of Navigation
• Sub-M and Towing Safety Management Crewmember
Program for Towing Vessels
Towing Safety Management System, Manning and Licensing Requirements for Tugboats, Tug Construction and Machinery Arrangements
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