14 MarineSafety Training Courses Detailed In 12 Page Brochure

MarineSafety International (MSI), located in the Marine Air Terminal at LaGuardia Airport in New York City, is offering a total of 14 marine training courses during 1984. The courses are summarized as follows: "Shiphandling and Maneuvering in Restricted Waters," for masters, pilots, chief mates and deck officers. Two to four persons—three to five days. Optional areas of emphasis: pre-command shiphandling, bridge team management, watchkeeping, shiphandling for pilots, harbor piloting and docking.

"Valdez and Prince William Sound," U.S. Coast Guard accredited course for geographic familiarization and VLCC shiphandling.

Five-day course includes USCG radar endorsement if desired.

Two to four persons—three to five days.

"Approaches, Moorings and Breakaways at Single Point Moorings and Storage Vessels," for masters, chief mates, and other deck officers. Various size vessels can be maneuvered and moored in the Loop, Hondo, and similar areas.

Two to three persons for three days; four persons for five days.

"Shiphandling and Piloting in St. Lawrence Seaway," uses two types of seaway vessels—120 miles of difficult sections of the Seaway.

Four persons for five days. Four levels of courses based on trainees' past experience.

"Canal Shiphandling and Piloting in Panama and similar areas," for apprentice to experienced levels.

Lock approaches with oblique and parallel walls. Two to four persons—three to five days.

"Advanced Shiphandling for Naval Officers," two to eight persons— three to five days. Special courses for aviation and surface warfare officers.

"Risk Reduction," shiphandling and maneuvering using both the ship and restricted visibility bridge simulators with concentration on past accident situations. Four to eight persons—five days.

"Radar—ARPA," course for masters and chief mates. The fiveday course includes USCG radar endorsement if desired. Meets forthcoming USCG and IMO requirements for ARPA training.

Two to eight persons—three to five days.

"LNG Cargo Handling Familiarization," for ship's officers, terminal personnel and Coast Guard inspectors— uses LNG cargo-handling simulator. Six to 10 persons—five days.

"Advanced LNG Cargo Handling," for ship's officers who will be responsible for gas handling.

Uses LNG cargo-handling simulator.

Six to eight persons for 10 days.

"Emergency Medical Care at Sea," for shipboard, rig or ashore personnel. Presented by medical personnel, uses D.O.T. "First Responder" outline and is USCG approved.

One to 20 persons—three to five-day course.

"Steam Turbine Power Plant Familiarization," for masters and chief mates. Uses full engine room simulator. Four to eight persons for three days.

"Steam Turbine Power Plant Management," watchstanding and handling emergencies in the full engine room simulator—also includes interactive troubleshooting on computer terminals. Four to eight persons for five days.

"Advanced Steam Turbine Power Plant Management," troubleshooting and handling emergencies for chief engineers. Uses full engine room simulator and computerized troubleshooting—round-table discussions on advanced topics with experts. Six to eight persons for 10 days.

The colorful well-illustrated brochure offered by MarineSafety International consists of 12 pages that describe how the courses are taught and contain a variety of photographs showing MSI instructors and students using such training equipment as a Full Mission Ship Simulator, Restricted Visibility Bridges, a Liquid Cargo Handling Simulator and a Full- Environment Engine Room Simulator.

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Maritime Reporter Magazine, page 36,  Aug 1984

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