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How can ClassNK help me with 46 CFR Subchapter M?

by ClassNK America | Jul 12, 2016

As an independent third party and non-profit organization, ClassNK is a classification society that provides technical support, compliance verification and research and development.  With over 700 classed towing vessels operating in East Asia and the Middle East, ClassNK has substantial experience with towing vessels around the world and is expanding its services into the towing vessels industry in the United States.

As a recognized and authorized classification society, ClassNK satisfies the requirements of a third party organization (TPO) and is qualified to perform the functions of a third-party auditor or surveyor under 46 CFR Subchapter M.

For further information regarding other services, contact the ClassNK America Headquarters at (201)-944-8021 or