The Mississippi Valley Trade & Transport Council

The Mississippi Valley Trade & Transport Council (MVTTC) is based in New Orleans, Louisiana, in the heart of the Lower Mississippi - the World's busiest port complex.  Our member companies are involved in the production, consumption, handling, sales and distribution of millions of tons of commerce including aggregates, cement, coal, coke, fertilizers, grain, liquid bulk, industrial minerals, raw materials, iron and steel commodities and general cargo.

The MVTTC promotes commerce throughout the Mississippi River system by bringing together the broad spectrum of river users and related transportation entities and by providing this core leadership  timely information and the value of a closely integrated and professional industry network . About MVTTC

United States Coast Guard Approves Sabine Surveyors, Ltd. as a Third Party Organization (TPO) in accordance with 46 CFR Subchapter M


January 4, 2017, New Orleans: The United States Coast Guard Towing Vessel National Center of Expertise has granted to Sabine Surveyors, Ltd. the authority to conduct all audit and survey services required by 46 CFR Subchapter M. These regulations are intended to have owners and operators of previously uninspected towing vessels come into compliance with new, stronger safety requirements. Sabine has unrestricted approval to conduct TSMS Audits, issue TSMS Certificates, conduct surveys of towing vessels, and issue survey reports required prior to issuance of Certificates of Inspection (COI).

About Sabine:

Sabine Surveyors, Ltd., founded in 1968, is a full-service marine surveying company with seven office locations. The company the holds ISO 9001 and 14001 Certifications, has established quality procedures, enjoys a positive reputation in the domestic as well as international maritime community.

Please contact Sabine Surveyors at 504-831-9100 for a different additional information, or visit our website at

Captain David M. Pereira, NAMS-CMS
Sabine Surveyors, Ltd.