Subchapter M brings new standards for towboat safety — and with new standards come new challenges. As a US Coast Guard (USCG) Recognized Organization (RO) as well as an approved Third-Party Organization (TPO) for the American waterways operators (AWO) responsible carrier program, LR can help you ensure that your path to compliance is smooth and efficient. We work with you to minimize operational disruption, achieve compliance, and maximize safety.
LR works in partnership with towboat owners and operators. We leverage our inland waterways experience in North America and beyond, as well as our proactive relationship with the USCG, to ensure that we are an industry leader in the Subchapter M market.
Our strategy is to understand your specific needs for Subchapter M, and then work with you to develop a realistic compliance plan that accounts for your needs and priorities.
Your plan might include:
- Gap Analysis of your existing Safety Management Systems (SMSs)
- SMS auditing throughout the life of your vessels
- Third-party inspection
- Training programs for internal inspectors
LR will support you in your efficient transition to Subchapter M compliance.
Navigating big changes
Whether you have one vessel or 100 vessels, our project management team can dedicate an exclusive project manager to optimize your fleet’s Subchapter M implementation, therefore minimizing the time and money required for compliance. We bring project management experience to ensure minimal operational disruption for your fleet.
We understand that a vessel might need to comply with additional requirements and standards beyond Subchapter M. When you want to maximize your company’s commitment to safety, we are with you and can help you to seamlessly integrate multiple standards and services, including:
Just ask us how we can help you achieve a simplified implementation program that incorporates all of your fleet standards.
Who we work with
We help businesses across dozens of sectors push forward and achieve like never before. How can we help you?
Aker BP: Using data intelligently to cut planned maintenance in half.
LR AllAssets Maintenance Optimisation reduces planned maintenance of centrifugal pumps and fire and gas detectors by up to 50%.
What we think
LR's experts regularly share their research and insights.
Join us at these forthcoming events
10 ก.ย. 62
17 ก.ย. 62
19 ก.ย. 62
Key Changes & Impact Assessment