AMSEA Training in Larsen Bay
Wednesday, 04 February 2009
The Alaska Marine
Safety Education Association will conduct a two-day Emergency Procedures and
Onboard Drill Conductor Course to meet Coast Guard requirements on fishing
vessels on Monday, February 9th and Tuesday, February 10th in Larson Bay.
The course is free for licensed commercial fishermen.
AMSEA has historically
provided training to mariners each winter, before the start of the fishing
The two-day course
will include instruction on cold water survival skills, use of EPIRBS, flares
and maydays. Also included in the discussion will be overboard recovery,
shipboard firefighting and vessel flooding control. Finally, the proper use of
immersion suits, personal flotation devices and life rafts will be discussed, as
will helicopter evacuation, emergency drills and abandon ship procedures.
meet Monday evening in Larson
Bay from 6 to 8 pm and
all day Tuesday. For more information or to register for the course, people can
contact instructor Steven Campbell in AMSEA'S Kodiak office.