Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats (other than fast rescue boats)

  • To be scheduled
  • 1000
  • N/A
  • Mediterranean Maritime Research and Training Centre

Aim of this Course

A trainee successfully completing the training will have knowledge in the following topics:

• General – Emergency situations, Training, Drills and Operational readiness of equipment.

• Abandoning ship in an emergency and the possibility of damaged survival crafts.

• Different types of Survival crafts and rescue boats.

• Different types of launching arrangements, different methods of operation, advantages and disadvantages.

• Proper use of survival craft equipment.

• Drill schedules.

• Take charge of a survival craft or rescue boat during and after launch.

• Handling survival crafts and rescue boats in rough weather.

• Use locating devices including communication and signalling apparatus and pyrotechnics.

• How to survive in the survival craft.

• Rescuing other survivors and treatment of hypothermia.

• Actions to take to maximize detectability and location of survival craft.

• Methods of helicopter rescue.

• Classroom discussion of incident reports related to Survival craft equipment with special reference to accidents during drills.

Course Contents

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Category Tags

  • Maritime