Date: December 8 & 9, 2018

Hours: December 8 - 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM, December 9 - 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Cost: Free for commercial fishermen, $175 for all others

Location: 330 E 4th Avenue, Anchorage, Alaska 99501

Registration: Register online or call (907) 747-3287


AMSEA is conducting a Fishing Vessel Drill Conductor workshop in Anchorage, Alaska. This marine safety training course is free to commercial fishermen, thanks to support from the U.S. Coast Guard, Alaska DCCED, NIOSH, and AMSEA members. Instructor Joe Chaszar will cover these topics:


  • Cold-Water Survival Skills

  • EPIRBs, Signal Flares, and MAYDAY Calls

  • Man Overboard Recovery

  • Firefighting

  • Flooding and Damage Control

  • Dewatering Pumps

  • Immersion Suits and PFDs

  • Emergency Drills

  • Helicopter Rescue

  • Life Rafts

  • Abandon Ship Procedures

  • In-the Water Practice Session


AMSEA Fishing Vessel Drill Conductor training meets the U.S. Coast Guard training requirements for drill conductors on commercial fishing vessels. The workshop is offered at no cost to commercial fishermen thanks to support from the U.S. Coast Guard, Alaska DCCED, and NIOSH.


Get the training you need to survive emergencies at sea!

Anchorage, AK - F/V Drill Conductor Workshop

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