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Fishing Vessel Drill Conductor


May 13 & 14, 2021


8:00 AM to 5:00 PM



Kodiak Seafood and Marine Science Center


$125 for commercial fishermen, $175 for all others


Julie Matweyou


Register online of call (907) 747-3287

Participants must bring their own cloth face mask and agree to follow Alaska mandates & recommendations to prevent the transmission of COVID-19.

AMSEA and Alaska Sea Grant are conducting a Fishing Vessel Drill Conductor class in Kodiak, Alaska. This course is offered at reduced cost to commercial fishermen thanks to support form Alaska DCCED, NIOSH, the U.S. Coast Guard, and AMSEA members.

The class will cover these topics:

  • Cold-Water Survival Skills

  • EPIRBs, Signal Flares, and MAYDAY Calls

  • Man Overboard Recovery

  • Firefighting

  • Flooding & Damage Control

  • Dewatering Pumps

  • Immersion Suits and PFDs

  • Abandon Ship Procedures

  • Helicopter Rescue

  • Life Rafts

  • Emergency Procedures Drills

  • In-the-Water Skill Practice

This course meets the US Coast Guard training requirements for drill conductors on commercial fishing vessels, 46 CFR 28.270(c).

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