Wednesday, February 6, 2019
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Maritime News

New Towing Vessel ‘Virginia’ Awarded First Certificate of Inspection Under Subchapter M Rules

The newbuild towboat MV Virginia has become the first new towing vessel in the United States to receive a Certificate of Inspection (COI) since the implementation of 46 CFR Subchapter...

February 6, 2019
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Friday, April 21, 2017
Press Releases

Great Lakes Towing Company looks to ABS for compliance solutions with Subchapter M requirements

  ABS, a leading provider of classification and technical services to the marine and offshore industries, has been awarded a Third Party Organization contract by The Great Lakes Towing Company...

April 21, 2017
Total Views: 32

Tuesday, April 4, 2017
Press Releases

ABS Type Approval offers industry’s only Subchapter M equipment compliance.

ABS, a leading provider of classification and technical services to the marine and offshore industries, has expanded its Type Approval product certification process to allow original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) to...

April 4, 2017
Total Views: 23

Wednesday, March 1, 2017
Press Releases

Industry looks to ABS for best-in-class guidance on compliance with Subchapter M requirements.

  Houston) ABS, a leading provider of classification and technical services to the marine and offshore industries, has been awarded a Third Party Organization contract by Blessey Marine Services, Inc.,...

March 1, 2017
Total Views: 7

Thursday, September 22, 2016
Maritime News

ABS Releases Subchapter M Guidance

International classification society ABS has released new guidance for U.S. towing vessel owners to help them comply with the new requirements of Subchapter M. ABS says the guidance, titled the ABS...

September 22, 2016
Total Views: 9

Monday, June 20, 2016
Maritime News

USCG Publishes Long-Awaited Subchapter M Final Rule

The U.S. Coast Guard on Monday published the final rule of its new and long-awaited towing vessel regulations known as Subchapter M establishing new requirements for the design, construction, onboard equipment...

June 20, 2016
Total Views: 12

Monday, June 13, 2016
Maritime News

Coast Guard Releases Advance Copy of Subchapter M Final Rule

The U.S. Coast Guard has released an unpublished version of its long-awaited Subchapter M final rule governing the inspection, standards, and safety management systems of U.S.-flagged towing vessels. Subchapter M started as...

June 13, 2016
Total Views: 5

Monday, September 14, 2015
News

E-Logs and SaaS Poised to Transform U.S.-flagged Shipboard Recordkeeping

  By Dean Shoultz The United States Coast Guard frequently appears behind the times when it comes to rulemaking involving shipboard technological advances. Often, by the time the USCG has...

September 14, 2015
Total Views: 24

Monday, June 15, 2015
News

U.S. Towing Industry Awaits Subchapter M Final Rule

  By William Mahoney, Director, Safety Management Systems, LLC After 10 years in the making it appears a Subchapter M final rule on the inspection, standards, and safety management systems of...

June 15, 2015
Total Views: 6