Coast Guard approves ninth TPO for Subchapter M

The following is a web post from the Towing Vessel National Center of Expertise (TVNCOE):

(WASHINGTON) — The U.S. Coast Guard has approved Inland Towing Operators Working Together (ITOW) as a third-party organization (TPO) to carry out certain functions in accordance with Subchapter M. A complete list of all nine Coast Guard-approved TPOs can be found here.

The TVNCOE has also posted a list of classification societies approved to perform the work of a TPO. Click here to view the list.

By Professional Mariner Staff