This course will give you the opportunity to operate a Freefall Lifeboat including live freefall launch. Train yourself on boat launching, recovery procedures and preventive maintenance. Practical experience will be gained through realistic emergency scenarios. Exercises will enable students to develop problem - solving skills required in case of malfunction.
The course is conducted as theoretical and mostly practical training at VIKING Safety Academy.
Upon completion of the course you will be able to: • Follow an abandon ship procedure • Lead and perform a Freefall launching • Lower and recover the boat by falls • Perform a proper Simulated Release Test • Prepare the system in Boat readiness status • Weekly and Monthly Maintenance as per MSC.402(96) and maker instructions • Participate in safe drills as per MSC.1/Circ.1578 and maker instructions • Learn safety tips by the maker and give solutions on troubleshooting The course complies with STCW Code Section B-I/14 guidelines
The course is designed for Coxswains, Seafarers designated as Lifeboat Operators, Engineers, Davit Operators, Senior Safety Officers and Masters.
Items to bring
Please bring suitable clothes for the training and your ID
All delegates will be asked to complete a medical questionnaire prior to course start
English / Greek
2 days - 14 hours
VIKING, SOLAS, STCW
VIKING Safety Academy Diploma will be issued on successful completion of the course
Recommended every fourth year
€950.00 ex. VAT
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