Date: May 21 & 22, 2018

Hours: 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

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

Location: Kodiak Seafood and Marine Science Center, 118 Trident Way, Kodiak, AK 99615  Map

Registration: Course Filled. Register on the Course Waiting List to be notified of upcoming classes.


AMSEA and Alaska Sea Grant are offering a Fishing Vessel Drill Conductor workshop in Kodiak, Alaska. Instructor Art Schultz 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

  • Emergency Drills

  • Helicopter Rescue

  • Life Rafts

  • Abandon Ship Procedures

  • In-the Water Practice Session


AMSEA Fishing Vessel Drill Conductor workshops meet 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, DCCED, NIOSH, the Alaska Sea Grant Marine Advisory Program, and AMSEA members.


Get the training you need to survive emergencies at sea!

Kodiak, AK - F/V Drill Conductor Workshop

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