The Towing Safety Advisory Committee
(TSAC) has scheduled its fall meeting for September 12-
13 at Coast Guard headquarters in Washington,
DC. TSAC's working groups will meet on
Thursday, September 12, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. to discuss working group progress on ongoing TSAC projects. The formal meeting will take place on Friday, September 13, from 8:00 a.m.
to 1:00 p.m. Agenda highlights include:
A report from the Crew Alertness Working Group on alertness risk factors, best practices and a plan
for publicizing this information to
the towing industry;
Status report from the Towing Vessel Regulatory Review Working Group
; A review of feedback received on the draft performance assessment
criteria developed by the Licensing Implementation Working Group accompany the Towing Officer Assessment Records (TOARs); and, A status report on the Maritime Security Working
Group, a presentation on the Inland River Security Partnership
, and a presentation
on the Port Security Assessment Program.
All meetings are open to the public. The meeting
room for Thursday's session is TBD. On Friday,
TSAC will meet in Room 2415, U.S. Coast Guard
headquarters, 2100 Second Street, SW, Washington, DC.
Source: AWO Letter