The Coast Guard Office of Commercial Vessel Compliance (CG-CVC) has announced the release of CVC Policy Letter 18-01, CH.2, Guidance on the Audit Scheme for Vessels Using a Towing Safety Management System (TSMS) Option.
The revised policy letter can be found at the following link: CG-CVC Policy Letters (uscg.mil)
Changes include, among other things, guidance on the initial Certificate of Inspection (COI) under the TSMS option and external vessel audits.
For any questions, please contact CVC-4 staff at: FlagStateControl@uscg.mil
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