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Download, complete form, and return via fax: (630) 986-2120 attention to the Inspections Department.
Regional Exam Center Toledo
For all licensed mariner documentation
All Current USCG 840 Inspection Books Uninspected Towing Vessel Examinations (UTVs)
Towing Vessel Bridging Program Towing Safety Advisory Committee
Marine Casualty Reporting Guidance for Inland Waterways District 9 Acceptance of Marine Casualty Reporting Guidance for Inland Waterways
Limited Service Domestic Voyage Load Lines for River Barges on Lake Michigan Policy for Issuance of Single Voyage Load Line for the Great Lakes
Great Lakes Load line (Sec 14) Passenger Weight Requirements Small Entity Compliance Pamphlet
Final Rule on Passenger Weight Requirements Enforcement Guidance for Expired Radar Observer Endorsement on Merchant Mariner Licenses
Marine Safety Center Marine Safety Regulatory Home Page
Licensing &Documentation National Vessel and Documentation Center
Design & Engineering Standards Streamlined Inspection Standards
ISPS Recreational Vessel Safety Checks

Facilities and Prevention:

Marine Transportation Security Act (MTSA) Maritime Transportation Security Act Text
Transportation Worker Identification Card (TWIC) MTSA Facility Security Plan Review Checklist
MTSA Security Spot-check MTSA Compliance Exam Guide
Bulk oil and HAZMAT Facility Compliance Guide (33CFR154) Cargos of Particular Hazard Compliance Guide (33CFR127)
Pollution Prevention Compliance Guide (transfer monitor) National Pollution Funds Center


Are you considering renting a boat for a special event? Do you rent your boat to others for events?
What is a marine casualty of accident? How much time do I have to submit a 2692?
What is a serious marine incident? When does the Coast Guard require drug/alcohol testing (homeport)?
46CFR PART 4, Marine Casualties and Investigations  

Waterways Management:

Marine Event Permit
(Must be submitted 135 days prior to any new event and 60 days prior to any reoccurring event.)
Information on the Asian Carp and the Aquatic Nuisance Dispersal Barrier Download the requirements for transiting the Chicago Sanitary & Ship Canal
VIDEO: Barge contact within the barrier Army Corps Of Engineers: Chicago District
Local Notice to Mariners Safety Alerts, 2692's, etc...

Other Useful Links:

Illinois EPA IL IDNR
Boating Safety Port Security Grant Information
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