Commercial Vessel Boarding Training Program (CVBTP)Up one level
The Commercial Vessel Boarding Training Program (CVBTP) involves extensive hands-on training in the boarding and searching of High Interest Vessels (HIV's). Students will board a 494' break-bulk freighter, conduct interviews, search compartments, identify void areas and confined spaces. During the Practical Exercise Phase, students will conduct an “Underway-High Risk Vessel” boarding and search of a 65’ vessel in open water. This program was designed for Military, Federal, State and Local Law Enforcement Officers, and Port Authority Personnel who Board and Search Commercial Vessels.
Length: 4.5 days
Prerequisites for Attendance
The Commercial Vessel Boarding Training Program (CVBTP) is available to Federal , State and Local Law Enforcement Officers, Military, and Port Authority Personnel who Board and Search Commercial Vessels.
Charleston Maritime Training Branch
Phone: (843) 740-6638 (primary) and (843) 566-8517 (secondary)
Federal or Military Agencies/Students
1131 Chapel Crossing Rd., Brunswick, GA 31524, (912) 267-2269
State and Local Law Enforcement Agencies/Students
Office of State and Local Training, 1131 Chapel Crossing Rd. Brunswick, GA 31524, 1-800-743-5382 EXT 4550.
- CVBTP-402 / Charleston, SC -- Jan 27, 2014 to Jan 31, 2014
- CVBTP-403 / Charleston, SC -- Apr 28, 2014 to May 02, 2014
- CVBTP-404 / Charleston, SC -- Aug 25, 2014 to Aug 29, 2014