Date: February 2 & 3, 2017

Hours: February 2 - 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM, February 3 - 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

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

Location: City Council Chambers, 8th & Upper Milton Street, Metlakatla, AK 99926   Map

Registration: Register online or call (907) 747-3287.


AMSEA is conducting a Fishing Vessel Drill Conductor workshop in Metlakatla, Alaska. This course is free to commercial fishermen thanks to support form the U.S. Coast Guard, DCCED, and NIOSH.


Instructor Dug Jensen 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


This course meets the US Coast Guard training requirements for drill conductors on documented commercial fishing vessels operating beyond the federal boundary line.


Get the training you need to survive emergencies at sea!

Metlakatla, AK- F/V Drill Conductor Workshop

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