USCG Updates OCMI Guidance on SubM Work

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June 21, 2019

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  • USCG Photo (2nd Class Anthony Soto). USCG Photo (2nd Class Anthony Soto).
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The Coast Guard’s Office of Commercial Vessel Compliance has updated the Mission Management System CV-WI-010(2), Work Instruction for OCMI guidance on special consideration for inspected towing vessels.

This work instruction provides guidance to OCMIs on the application and implementation of a special consideration determination for towing vessels inspected under 46 CFR Subchapter M. If this Work Instruction does not provide instructions or interpretations for a given provision of Subchapter M, that provision should be applied as written.

This update includes, among other items:

  • OCMI Instruction for special consideration approval and disagreement resolution
  • Addition of Navigation Lights and Day Shapes
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