05.12.2020

PROFICIENCY IN SURVIVAL CRAFT AND RESCUE BOAT OTHER THAN FAST RESCUE BOATS — IMO MODEL COURSE 1.23

Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats Other than Fast Rescue

Author(s) IMO
Publisher IMO
Date 2000
Pages 76
Format pdf
Size 37 Mb
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The IMO Model Course 1.23 devoted to the proficiency of personnel in rescue boats and survival craft excluding FRB. Traditionally, the course starts with the chapters where some introduction, safety and general information is given, including drills and emergency situation. The actions that shall be taken by the crew members during the ship abandon are discussed in the next chapter.

The types and construction of the shipboard lifeboats, rescue boats and liferafts are covered together with the relevant launching arrangements, and this also includes the free-fall lifeboats and MES, standing for the marine evacuation systems. Due attention has been paid to the engines installed on the lifeboats and rescue boats, and the systems, such as the starting system, cooling system, fire extinguishing and water spray systems, battery system etc.

The radio equipment has been discussed separately, and same applies to the helicopter rescue and first aid techniques and arrangements. Then the students will proceed to the drills in launching/recovering of all above stated survival craft. Finally, several practical exercises are provided for the progress tracking and evaluation.

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