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 
ABS
129 S. Water Street
Suite B
Paducah, KY 42001

(251) 327-3769
https://ww2.eagle.org
 X  X  X  X
 DNV-GL
 
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LR
1330 Enclave Parkway
Suite 200
Houston, TX  77077

(832) 462-5041
https://lr.org

 X  X (1)  X  X
 BV
 
 X  X (1)  X  X
 RINA
 
 X  X  X  X
 ClassNK
 
 X  X  X  X

 IRS
 

 X  X (1)    

     (1) Not authorized to issue a Safety Management Certificate (SMC) or a Document of Compliance (DOC) on behalf of the United States.

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