Will Coast Guard revise towing vessel inspection fees?

Written by Marine Log Staff
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The TVIB (Towing Vessel Inspection Bureau) reports that the Coast Guard is proposing a rulemaking that would revise user fees for towing vessels inspected under 46 CFR subchapter M and update the existing user fee in 46 CFR 2.10-101 for sea-going towing vessels inspected under 46 CFR subchapter I.

These user fees are for services related to the inspection of these vessels and will reflect the differences in cost to the government to provide these services to vessels that use a safety management system involving a third party and vessels that do not. Continue reading to find out what TVIB says.

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