What is on board ship training?

What is on board ship training?

The primary motive of the onboard ship training is to make crew members aware of safety procedures and how to execute drills during any situation of emergency. On-board ship training decides the performance, transportation, safety, security and competitiveness of a merchant navy ship.

What are the trainings and drills conducted onboard?

In maritime transport, drills are methods of practicing how a team or individuals should behave in case of an emergency on board ship (fire, explosion, pirates’ attacks, ship sinking, ship grounding, capsizing etc.). Most commonly acknowledged in the shipping domain, drills are synonyms to training exercises.

What are the value of training and drills onboard a vessel?

Training with drills in different situations helps to prepare crew members for all types of situations. It is the duty of every ship personnel to get himself acquainted with the location of the emergency muster station upon joining the ship.

What are the training requirements for seafarers?

Training Requirements

  • Basic Firefighting.
  • First Aid & CPR.
  • Maritime Security Awareness.
  • Personal Safety and Social Responsibility.
  • Personal Survival Techniques.

Why do people need Familiarisation training every time they join a new ship?

This is to ensure that the new people onboard ship understand their responsibilities thoroughly before commencing their duties. The main aim of the familiarization training is to make the new crew aware of important safety procedures that are to be carried out on ships while working or during an emergency situations.

What are the necessary training a crew must undergo before he is qualified to board a ship?

Basic Training

  • STCW Personal Survival Techniques.
  • STCW Personal Safety and Social Responsibilities.
  • STCW Elementary First Aid.
  • STCW Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting.
  • Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats (PSC & RB) other than Fast Rescue Boats.
  • Proficiency in Security Awareness.

When should a drill be held if 25% of the crew change?

The drills of the crew shall take place within 24 h of the ship leaving a port if more than 25% of the crew have not participated in abandon ship and fire drills on board that particular ship in the previous month.

What would you do if fire or smoke is detected onboard?

As soon as a fire is detected, several actions should be taken to ensure the safety of the vessel and the personnel.

  1. General alarm should be sounded.
  2. Bridge team should be informed.
  3. Fire party should muster.
  4. The fire should be isolated, by closing ventilation system, skylights, doors, boundary cooling, etc.

How often the emergency drills and training are conducted on board?

once per month
An emergency drill shall be carried out at least once per month. The drill shall be conducted as if the emergency is existent. All equipment shall be utilized to the greatest extent possible during each drill without compromising the effectiveness of the equipment during a true emergency.

What are the courses for seaman?

Training and qualification Aspiring Filipino seamen are required to acquire degrees such as Bachelor of Science in Marine Transportation and Bachelor of Science in Marine Engineering or basic seaman course from maritime schools.

How much is the salary of Able seaman?

Able Seaman Salary

Annual Salary Monthly Pay
Top Earners $56,500 $4,708
75th Percentile $53,000 $4,416
Average $47,580 $3,965
25th Percentile $34,500 $2,875

What is the requirement for passenger ships having lifeboats?

Passenger ships on short international voyages must carry partially or totally enclosed lifeboats for at least 30% of persons on board, plus inflatable or rigid liferafts to make a total capacity of 100% with the lifeboats.