Objective:   After successful completion of the course, the trainee will be competent to launch, recover take charge and operate Fast Rescue Crafts in various sea and weather conditions.

Scope:   OSVs, Oil Rigs & Platforms are equipped with Fast Rescue Craft. Handling of these boats requires special skills in addition to normal boat handling skills. The course has been designed to train offshore personnel who will be required to operate these boats. The course is also suitable for all other seafarers who will be required to operate Fast Rescue Carft. The course curriculum complies with

  • STCW section VI/2-2
  • IMO Model Course 1.24.

Course Content:

  • Features of fast rescue boats
  • Equipment to be carried in Fast Rescue Craft
  • Launching & Hoisting of Fast Rescue Craft
  • Handling fast boats
  • Offshore rescue operations
  • Personal safety at sea
  • Means of communication
  • Maintenance  of  boat's and their equipping
  • Search and Rescue
  • Picking up a casuality from water
  • Righting an overturned craft

Course Duration: 03 Days