Petersburg, AK- F/V Drill Conductor Workshop


Date: February 5, 2018

Hours: 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM

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

Location: Tides Inn, 307 North 1st Street, Petersburg, AK 99833   Map

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


AMSEA is offering a Fishing Vessel Drill Conductor in Petersburg, Alaska. This workshop is offered at no cost to commercial fishermen, thanks to support from the U.S. Coast Guard, DCCED, and NIOSH.


Instructor Neil Nickerson 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

AMSEA Fishing Vessel Drill Conductor workshops meet the U.S. Coast Guard training requirements for drill conductors on commercial fishing vessels.


Get the training you need to survive emergencies at sea!

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