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Nautical Institute – Gulf Branch Technical Seminar: Subchapter M

The Nautical Institute – Gulf Branch 
Technical Seminar: Subchapter M
The NI-Gulf Branch Committee is excited to announce its final program for Spring 2018. In an effort to reach out to, and to serve the Gulf Mexico uninspected vessel maritime community, the next technical seminar will focus on Subchapter M.
Here are the details:
The Event: NI-Gulf Branch 
Subchapter M Technical Seminar
Place: West Gulf Maritime Association
Cost: Free
Registration Link: 
We wish to thank the four Third Party Organizations, who will be providing experts for our seminar:
  • Towing Vessel Inspection Bureau: Tava Foret
  • American Bureau of Shipping: Joshua LaVire
  • Decatur Marine Audit & Survey: Kevin Wakefield
  • Sabine Surveyors: Robert Keister
Register today, and please share this newsletter with the broader maritime community, especially those who will be impacted by Subchapter M.
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National Martime Day and IMX Show

President Trump has proclaimed, May 22, 2018 as National Maritime Day. TVIB wishes to honor all who have sacrificed over the years to build such a vibrant and resilient industry.

Come visit us this week in St. Louis at the Inland Marine Expo (IMX Show) in booth 846.

USCG: Sector UMR Releases Inspections Work Instruction for Subchapter M

0518/2018 – Captain Storemer and the team at USCG Sector UMR released their Subchapter M Inspections Work Instruction.

Capt. Storemer will be participating in TVIBs general information session next Monday at the IMX show in St. Louis. This session will be at the Dome at America’s Center, 701 Convention Plaza, St. Louis, MO 63101 in room number 151 from 0900-1200. Admission is free but we request that you register in advance to attend.

Registration Information

PURPOSE:  This instruction sets forth OCMI specific guidance related to Title 46 Code of Federal Regulations, Subchapter M. The primary objective is to identify inconsistencies between the regulatory requirements and existing industry practices and clarify how Sector UMR will enforce those requirements.

Sector UMR Inspections Work Instruction