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TVIB at the Inland Waterways Conference and Upcoming Classes

We invite you to stop by our booth next week at the Inland Waterways Conference being hosted at the Hyatt Regency in Cincinnati.  If you have fellow industry friends with questions or prospective TPO customers bring them by and let’s have a conversation. We encourage our auditor and surveyor members to stop by the booth to catch up on all that’s been happening in your organization.

TVIB will be represented on a panel Tuesday morning titled “Special Forum: Sub Chapter M: The Changing Face of Coast Guard Inspections.”  There will be industry representatives from towing companies, Third Party Organizations, and USCG representatives on this panel. Click here to download the agenda for the conference.  Thank you all for your continued support of TVIB, we look forward to seeing you next week. Please make sure to stop by visit with us a bit.

Not a member yet?  Been thinking about joining TVIB? Stop by next week and let’s talk.

Don’t forget we have two upcoming classes open for registration:

Marine Internal Lead Auditor (MILA) – March 21-22 in Houston, TX – Click here for more information

Surveyor of Inspected Towing Vessels (SITV) – April 3-7 in Mandeville, LA – Click here for more information

Click here to view all course offerings from TVIB.

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

Click Here for More Information and Course Registration

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.

Click Here for More Information and Course Registration

Additional dates coming soon.

Sub M Training Opportunities – REGISTRATION OPEN

We have two significant Subchapter M training opportunities coming up.  We are offering the Marine Internal Lead Auditor course in Houston at San Jacinto Maritime College at the end of January. In mid-February we are launching the 5-day Surveyor of Inspected Towing Vessels course in Jacksonville Beach, FL.

These courses are an integral piece for any organization preparing for Subchapter M compliance. Registration is open now for both courses, read below for a brief course description and links to registration.


Marine Internal Lead Auditor Course
January 31 – February 1 (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

Click Here for More Information and Registration


Surveyor of Inspected Towing Vessels
February 13-17 (5-Day) in Jacksonville Beach, FL

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.

Click Here for More Information and Registration