97.300 Authorized cargo securing manual (CSM) approval authorities.§ 97.300 Authorized cargo securing manual (CSM) approval authorities.
The following organizations are authorized to act on behalf of the United States for the review and approval of CSMs:
(a) Any recognized classification society to which the Coast Guard has delegated issuance of a Cargo Ship Safety Equipment Certificate in accordance with 46 CFR 8.320(b)(4). A list of these organizations can be found at www.uscg.mil/hq/cg5/cg522/cg5222 in the “Summary of Authorizations” link.
(b) The National Cargo Bureau, Inc., 17 Battery Place, Suite 1232, New York, NY 10004-1110, 212-785-8300, http://www.natcargo.org.