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Title 46Chapter ISubchapter MPart 137Subpart C → §137.310


Title 46: Shipping
PART 137—VESSEL COMPLIANCE
Subpart C—Drydock and Internal Structural Surveys


§137.310   External survey program.

(a) The owner or managing operator of a towing vessel that has selected the TSMS option and who has chosen to demonstrates compliance through an external survey program must:

(1) Have the vessel examined by a surveyor from a TPO at the intervals prescribed in §137.300;

(2) Ensure the examination is conducted in accordance with §137.325;

(3) Ensure the TSMS applicable to the vessel includes policies and procedures for complying with this section; and

(4) Make the applicable sections of the TSMS available to the surveyor.

(b) The drydock examination and internal structural examination must be documented in a report that contains the information required in §137.135.

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