Upcoming Training Opportunities

We have two Subchapter M training opportunities quickly approaching. We will host the 2-day Coast Guard Recognized Marine Internal Lead Auditor course in Houston, TX at San Jacinto Maritime College and the 5-day Surveyor of Inspected Towing Vessels course in Mandeville, LA at Florida Marine Transporters corporate training facility.

Registration Open
Course sizes are limited


Marine Internal Lead Auditor (MILA)
March 21-22, 2017 (2-day) in Houston, TX

Designed to teach and practice the specific skills, knowledge, and abilities needed to conduct and lead internal audits for commercial marine companies. The course is for Internal auditors, External auditors wishing to learn more about auditing principles and techniques, Marine executives, HSE managers, operations managers, safety consultants and regulators

Recognized as “Substantially equal to an ISO 9001 auditor course by the U.S. Coast Guard and is acceptable under Subchapter M requirements for internal auditor training, 46 CFR 138.310(d)(2). Meets the requirements of ANSI/ASSE Z 490.1-2016 Criteria for Accepted Practices in Safety, health and environmental training

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Additional dates:

  • May 22-23, 2017 – St. Louis, Mo in conjunction with IMX
  • July 11-12, 2017 – Houston, TX
  • October 17-18, 2017 – Paducah, KY
  • November 14-15, 2017 – Houston, TX


Surveyor of Inspected Towing Vessels (SITV)
April 3-7, 2017 (5-Day) in Mandeville, LA

Designed to provide surveyors with the knowledge and skills required to perform TVIB TPO Subchapter M inspections and surveys of towing vessels. Great for internal surveyors that want training to be in compliance with the training requirements for Internal Surveyors as specified in section 46 CFR 137.315 Internal Survey Programs, and are looking to become proficient at conducting Subchapter M compliant internal surveys under the oversight of a Third-Party Organization “TPO”.

This course is also for those accredited surveyors that do not currently hold the “Hull and Machinery” NAMS endorsement or SAMS “Workboat” credential, who wish to become a TVIB Certified Surveyor of Inspected Towing Vessels, or desire refresher training prior to taking the TVIB exam for TVIB Certified Surveyors of Inspected Vessels, which is required for all TVIB Certified Surveyors.

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Additional dates coming soon.

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