Sea Tow CEO appointed to TSAC

SOUTHOLD, N.Y. – Sea Tow Services International Inc.’s Capt. Joseph Frohnhoefer, chairman and CEO, has been appointed to the Towing Safety Advisory Committee, the company said in a press release yesterday.

The committee serves as a deliberative advisory body to the Secretary of Homeland Security and the U.S. Coast Guard. Frohnhoefer will serve for a period of three years as one of seven members representing the barge and towing industry.

“Having served in the marine assistance industry for over forty years, it’s truly an honor to be joining this committee,” Frohnhoefer said. “I look forward to using my experience in both recreational and commercial towing to assist in formulating policies relating to navigational and towing safety issues.”

“One of our primary objectives in 2007 will be the development of a new inspection process for smaller towing vessels, such as those used in assistance towing.”

TSAC deliberates matters such as shallow-draft inland and coastal waterway navigation and towing safety. The committee also assists in formulating the U.S. position for International Maritime Organization meetings.

Frohnhoefer also serves as a national liaison between the marine assistance industry and the Coast Guard and is on the board of directors at C-Port, the national association for the marine assistance industry.

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