CLASSIFICATION SOCIETY SUBCHAPTER M FUNCTIONS

 ORGANIZATIONS
(CLASSIFICATION
SOCIETIES)
THAT MAY
PERFORM
FUNCTIONS
OF A TPO

 APPROVED IAW 46 CFR 139.110 TO:
Audit Towing Safety
Management
Systems (TSMS)

 Issue TSMS
certificate to an
owner or managing
operator

Survey towing
vessels to verify
compliance with
Subchapter M 
Issue survey reports
detailing the results
of towing vessel
surveys 
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