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Towing Operations in South African waters

SSM Roundel

Steamship Mutual

Published: March 12, 2021

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Marine notice 6 of 2021 dated 10 March 2021 from the South African Maritime Safety Authority reports on the requirements for vessels being towed in South African waters and off the South African coast.

It includes sections on Towage requirements, Reporting of vessels being towed around South African waters and safety of tugs whilst towing. Marine notice 6 of 2021 can be viewed  HERE

For more general information about towage:

Article: Towage or Salvage?

Article: South Africa – We will tow you away


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