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Fishing Vessel Drill Conductor Course


March 27-28, 2024


8:00AM to 6:00PM



Bayou La Batre Community Center,

Bayou La Batre Community Center, 12745 Padgett Switch Road, Irvington, AL 36544


Free to commercial Fisherman, 225 for all others


Michael Lawson


AMSEA is conducting a Fishing Vessel Drill Conductor class in Bayou La Batre, Alabama.  Space is limited, so register soon. This course is offered free to commercial fishermen thanks to support from NIOSH, the U.S. Coast Guard, and AMSEA members. The class will cover these topics:

  • 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 Skills 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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