Concern has been expressed that current lighting requirements are not adequate for towing vessels and vessels under tow. The Coast Guard also receives frequent requests for clarification of lighting requirements. Therefore, it has asked the Navigation Safety Advisory Council (NAVSAC) to review this issue. It also solicits public comments on the need for possible changes to or clarification of lighting requirements.
Agency Contact: Ms. Margie G. Hegy, Executive Director, Navigation Safety Advisory Council, phone (202) 267-0415. This telephone is equipped to take messages on a 24-hour basis.
This is a proposed regulation. Comments were due on September 6, 1995.