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Title 46Chapter ISubchapter MPart 138Subpart E → §138.500


Title 46: Shipping
PART 138—TOWING SAFETY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (TSMS)
Subpart E—Coast Guard or Organizational Oversight and Review


§138.500   Notification prior to audit.

(a) The owner or managing operator of a towing vessel must notify the local OCMI at least 72 hours prior to an external audit being conducted under this part.

(b) The Coast Guard may require that a Coast Guard representative accompany the auditor during part, or all, of an external audit.

(c) The Coast Guard may conduct a separate audit of the owner or managing operator or its towing vessels, at its discretion.

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