Inspected Towing Vessel Decision Aid



Thank you for using the Inspected Towing Vessel Decision Aid (ITV DA) for 46 CFR subchapter M.

46 CFR subchapter M established safety regulations governing the inspection, standards, and safety management systems of towing vessels. The regulations are based on various parameters or breakpoints. This application is designed to help prepare a towing vessel for inspection and to inspect the vessel.

In order for this application to generate an appropriate custom checklist of requirements, each question must be accurately answered - unanswered questions may have a dramatic affect on the output of this decision aid.

NOTICE: No information herein, or checklist generated by this web tool, is intended to supersede or conflict with current laws, regulations, or directives of the United States, U.S. Department of Homeland Security, or the U.S. Coast Guard. If information provided by the "Inspected Towing Vessel application" is inconsistent with law or regulation, then that information is invalid. Please contact the Towing Vessel National Center of expertise, your nearest Coast Guard Towing Vessel Coordinator or Inspector for any questions.

Although the ITV DA will work in any browser on any operating system, it has been optimized for Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox on Windows 8 or greater.

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FAQ - Questions or Concerns? Check out the Frequently Asked Questions before proceding.

Saving - In order to save the completed checklist, instead of printing it, you will need to have a portable document program installed on your computer. Examples of this are Adobe Acrobat Pro, Mircosoft XPS Document Writer, Microsoft OneNote, etc.

Screen Size - Note: DO NOT USE THIS APP ON A DEVICE WITH LESS THAN 320 PIXELS OF SCREEN RESOLUTION IN WIDTH. Although this app has been designed to function on a variety of devices, using it on a device with less than 320 pixels of resultion in width will present a number of difficulties.

Privacy - his application DOES NOT send, transfer, copy, or otherwise post the information you enter to the United States Coast Guard or any other entity/agency - Federal or other. All of the information that you enter in this application, and the guidance that you recieve from it, is ONLY stored on the device you are using.

ITV Decision Aid (Version 3.73) Developed by the U.S. Coast Guard at Performance Technology Center, CG Force Readiness Command, for the Towing Vessel National Center of Expertise