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Remaining 2022 Fall Training Course Dates Announced

Missed out on our Spring Training Courses? You’re in luck TVIB Fall Training Course dates & registration are now available. TVIB will offer two Drydock/ISE Certification courses and one Annual Survey of Towing Vessel and TSMS Auditor Certification Course. Also, an additional Marine Internal Lead Auditor (MILA) course will be held by the ACTion group & SafeMariner. Training courses are open to Members, Non-members, and Coast Guard. Contact our office for registration details!

Drydock/ISE Certification

August 30th – September 1st Virtual

Annual Survey of Towing Vessels

September 13th – 15th Virtual
TSMS Auditor Certification October 4th – 5th


Marine Internal Lead Auditor

(ACTion group & SafeMariner)

October 25th – 26th


Drydock/ISE Certification November 8th – 10th


Drydock/ISE – Aug 30th 

ASTV – Sept 13th

TSMS Auditor – Oct 4th

MILA – October 25th 

Drydock/ISE- Nov 8th 

Release of: MSIB 04-22 Suspension of TSMS Option User Fees

The Coast Guard Office of Commercial Vessel Compliance (CG-CVC) has issued Marine Safety Information Bulletin (MSIB) 04-22 announcing the Suspension of USCG Inspection Fees for TSMS Option – Subchapter M Towing Vessel.

The information bulletin can be viewed by clicking the link below.

MSIB 04-22 Suspension of TSMS User Fee

MILA Training Course — Coming this July

The wait is over! TVIB has partnered with SafeMARINER, LLC and ACTion group (d/b/a ACTSafe Training) in this Coast Guard recognized Marine Internal Lead Auditor course, which is designed to teach the specific skills and knowledge necessary to conduct and lead internal audits for commercial marine companies. This fast-paced, informative course requires active participation and successfully completing practical exercises, quizzes, and a final exam in order to earn a certificate.

This course meets the requirements of ANSI Z 490.1 Criteria for Accepted Practices in Safety, Health and Environmental Training and the requirements of 46 CFR 138.310(d)(2) for those individuals performing internal audits under Subchapter M.

The course will be offered July 19th & 20th and October 25th & 26th.

Find additional course information and registration below.

MILA Registration & Course Information