Date: May 1 & 2, 2017

Hours: May 1 - 9:00 AM to 8:00 PM, May 2 - 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM

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

Location: Koliganek School, Koliganek, Alaska 99576  Map

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AMSEA is offering a 10-Hour Fishing Vessel Drill Conductor workshop in Koliganek, Alaska. Instructor Ron Bowers will cover these topics:


  • Cold-Water Survival Skills

  • EPIRBs, Flares, and MAYDAYs

  • Man Overboard Recovery

  • Firefighting

  • Immersion Suits and PFDs

  • Emergency Drills

  • Helicopter Rescue

  • Life Rafts

  • Abandon Ship Procedures

  • In-the Water Practice Session


This course meets the US Coast Guard training requirements for drill conductors on documented commercial fishing vessels operating beyond the federal boundary line. The workshop is offered at no cost to commercial fishermen thanks to support from the U.S. Coast Guard, DCCED, and NIOSH.


Get the training you need to survive emergencies at sea!

Koliganek, AK - F/V Drill Conductor Workshop

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