Marine Emergency Duties for Senior Officers

  • Start Date

    03 Aug, 2021

  • End Date

    06 Aug, 2021

  • Price


  • WiFi

    Free wifi

Event Details

This course provides senior officers with the knowledge and skills to gather and digest information, to make rational decisions based on the facts during an emergency, to recognize how preplanning and preparation and training will assist in the overall emergency management process.


  • Contingency plans
  • The orientation and emergency training of crew members
  • Emergency management
  • Muster lists
  • Drills using pre-planned initial responses
  • Drills while responding to changing situations
  • Management “schemas”                           
  • Leadership style for use during an emergency at sea
  • Communications strategies
  • Damage control
  • Vessel stability pre-planning
  • Leak stopping and shoring
  • Abandon ship
  • Search and Rescue
  • Role and authority of the Rescue Coordination Centers
  • Role and authority of the On Scene Commander during a distress situation
  • Establishing search patterns using IAMSAR volume 3 or CANMERSAR
  • Using onboard first aid / medical manuals to assist in a major medical / industrial emergency
  • Developing strategies and procedures for handling medical emergencies / industrial accidents in a marine environment



The training methodology combines lectures, discussions, group exercises and illustrations. Participants will gain both theoretical and practical knowledge of the topics. The emphasis is on the practical application of the topics and as a result participant will go back to the workplace with both the ability and the confidence to apply the techniques learned to their duties.



1ST BATCH:              13th – 16th April 2021          

2ND BATCH:             3rd – 6th Aug, 2021

3RD BATCH:             16th – 19th Nov, 2021

Other Dates

Start Date End Date
13 Apr, 2021 16 Apr, 2021
Start Date End Date
03 Aug, 2021 06 Aug, 2021
Start Date End Date
16 Nov, 2021 19 Nov, 2021
  • Venue

    Alpha Partners Professional Training Conference Centre. 200, Muritala Mohammed Way (3rd Floor), Yaba Lagos.

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