Date: April 24-25, 2017, 2017

Hours: 10:00 AM to 2:30 PM, both days

Cost: Free for commercial fishermen

Location: Suite 202 Pago Plaza, Pago Pago, AS 96799  Map

Registration: Call 684-633-5325 or 684-633-3971 or email


AMSEA is offering a Fishing Vessel Drill Conductor workshop in Pago Pago, American Samoa. Instructor     Stephen Kostelnik will cover these topics:


  • EPIRBs, Flares, and MAYDAYs

  • Man Overboard Recovery

  • Firefighting

  • Immersion Suits and PFDs

  • Emergency Drills

  • Helicopter Rescue

  • Life Rafts

  • Abandon Ship Procedures

  • Cold-Water Survival Skills

  • 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 and NIOSH.


Get the training you need to survive emergencies at sea!

Pago Pago, AS - F/V Drill Conductor Workshop

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