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Title 46Chapter ISubchapter MPart 137Subpart B → §137.202


Title 46: Shipping
PART 137—VESSEL COMPLIANCE
Subpart B—Inspections and Surveys for Certification


§137.202   Documenting compliance for the TSMS option.

The owner or managing operator of a towing vessel that chooses the TSMS option for a towing vessel must document compliance with this subpart as follows:

(a) Prior to obtaining the vessel's initial COI, the owner or managing operator must provide a report to the Coast Guard of a survey as described in §137.215 that demonstrates that the vessel complies the requirements of this part.

(b) For the re-issuance of the vessel's COI, the owner or managing operator must:

(1) Provide objective evidence of an external survey program as described in §137.205; or

(2) Provide objective evidence of an internal survey program as described in §137.210.

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