You may require this permit if you intend to tow another vessel. A towage permit may be issued for a single tow, or if the towing arrangements are similar in each instance, multiple tows.
This permit is not required for:
- The towage of vessels within the limits of prescribed ports;
- Towage of commercial cargo barges;
- Towage or assistance of oil exploration structures; or
- Towage of stranded vessels or vessels in distress.
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.