Did you know that all commercial vessels, including tugboats, needs to be inspected and certified to operate in Canadian waters? By inspecting and certifying marine vessels, Transport Canada, the federal government department responsible for transportation safety and security, is able to ensure that Canada’s marine community is safe and environmentally responsible.
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By Melanie Franner With the amalgamation of the British Columbia Tow Boat Owners Association and the Tow Boat Industrial Relations Association, the Council of Marine Carriers (CMC) came into existence in 1973. Since then, the organization has evolved into becoming the “voice” of the Canadian tugboat industry. It may no longer negotiate with unions on […]