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With the phasing-in of Subchapter M to the towing vessel community, operators are faced with a decision: use the ‘Coast Guard option’ and be inspected by the United States Coat Guard (USCG) or use the ‘TSMS option’ and be inspected by an independent company?
Last year, EDT posted a blog on Ballast Water Management, and the intent of the article was to provide a synopsis of ballast water and regulations which affect the operation and equipment onboard ships. This blog is an update to keep you informed of new legislation and changes in regulations.
EDT is pleased to announce that the firm has been approved by the United States Coast Guard as a third party organization (TPO) under Subchapter M, a federal regulation that establishes safety standards for towing vessels like tugboats and towboats.