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Uninspected Towing Vessel (UTV) Examiner Course

Open to both CG Members & Industry

Description: This 5-day course is designed to provide Examiners with a comprehensive understanding of the current federal regulations and CG policies applicable to the uninspected towing vessel industry. Examiners are provided with technical skills in examining equipment and systems on these vessels including, but not limited to navigation, lifesaving, fire fighting, machinery, pollution prevention, stability and occupational safety. The course includes a field trip to local UTV's and shipyard. This course fully supports the TVBP training initiatives.

FY16 Course Dates:
November 16 - 20, 2015 Paducah, KY (Industry seats available)
April 18 - 22, 2016 Yorktown, VA (Industry seats available)
June 27 - July 01, 2016 Yorktown, VA (Industry seats available)
September 26 - 30, 2016 Yorktown, VA (Industry seats available)

All remaining FY16 Uninspected Towing Vessel Examiner courses have been cancelled. The TVNCOE can still provide support for specific training needs to Coast Guard units and towing companies. Training requests are handled on a case-by-case basis and are dependent upon funding and instructor availability. If you have a training need please contact LCDR Stratton.

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Last Modified 6/12/2017