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Fishing Vessel Drill Conductor Course


May 18, 2024


8:00AM to 6:00 PM



Carteret Community College


Free to anyone in the North Carolina seafood industry, $225 for all others


Michael Lawson


AMSEA is conducting a Fishing Vessel Drill Conductor class in Morehead City, NC. This course is offered for free to anyone in the North Carolina seafood industry thanks to support from North Carolina Sea Grant funding, NIOSH, the U.S. Coast Guard, and AMSEA members. The class will cover these topics:

  • 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

  • Cold-Water Survival Skills

  • Emergency Procedures Drills

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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