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
- towage of stranded vessels or vessels in distress.
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.