27 Sep

Tug & Barge Crew Member Training Program: Meeting the USCG 46 CFR Subchapter M Regulations


The newSubchapter 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 fleetby July 22nd, 2019 to 100% of their fleet being inspected by July 19th, 2022.
In anticipation of the new Sub Chapter M regulations coming into effect, ECM Training Services, LLC has prepared the Tug and Barge Crew Member Training Program which is self-paced and completely on-line. Our Tug & Barge Crew Member Training Programis designed with the latest training requirements set forth by the USCG under 46 CFR Subchapter M including all of Part 140–Operations, 141.240 & 142.245.
This program comes with a 90 day user license. After successful completion of all the course requirements, such as study time, quizzes and tests, ECMTS will award the user a program completion certificate. We also provide ongoing user support through subject matter experts

Our Tug & Barge Crew Member Program consists of 4 programs within.
1. Subchapter M and the Towing Safety Management System
2. Safety of Navigation on Tugs
3. Towing and Vessel Operations
4. Lifesaving and Firefighting on Tugs

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