3/8/2018: Amendment to Subchapter M policy letter on use of existing SMS to obtain initial COI

The amendment allows for an equivalency to vessels using an existing safety management system to provide three years of objective evidence in lieu of having a TSMS Certificate for six months prior to issuance of a vessel’s initial COI.
Source: USCG
Link: 3/8/2018: Amendment to Subchapter M policy letter on use of existing SMS to obtain initial COI