Mariners Athletics Event Calendar

STCW – Personal (Ocean) Survival @ Maine Maritime Academy
Jan 17 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Subchapter M Lead Auditor @ Maine Maritime Academy
Apr 8 @ 8:00 am – Apr 10 @ 4:00 pm

This course is for individuals who are interested in obtaining Subchapter M and auditor training along with managers, consultants, and executives who are eager to learn more information regarding Subchapter M. This course will begin your understanding and training third-party auditors the auditing process. This course will also discuss ISO and ISM auditing and how it all ties back into Subchapter M and its audits on towing and other small vessels.

International Safety at Sea Online and/or Hands-on Training @ Maine Maritime Academy
Apr 20 @ 9:00 am – 7:00 pm
International Safety at Sea Online and/or Hands-on Training @ Maine Maritime Academy

This course will cover:

Cold water and hypothermia
Damage control
Emergency procedures
Emergency signaling (Flares)
Group problem solving & Communication
Heavy weather
Life jackets, life rafts, and other pool exercises
Man overboard procedures
Storm sails

In order to complete the hands on seminar, individuals must have completed the online training module of the Safety at Sea Program within 1-year of this course. Individuals can sign up for that module now and receive the link from the Continuing Education Department to complete prior to April 20, 2019.

For those who are not going to attend the April 20 assessment, but want to complete only the online portion at this time, you may purchase that by directly contacting Liza Clark (207-326-2211).

Advanced Meteorology @ Maine Maritime Academy
Jul 8 @ 8:00 am – Jul 12 @ 4:00 pm
Fast Rescue Boat @ Maine Maritime Academy
Jul 15 @ 8:00 am – Jul 18 @ 4:00 pm

Upon meeting the minimum standard of competence in fast rescue boats, the trainee will be competent to handle and take charge of such boats during or after launch in adverse weather and sea conditions. They will also be able to operate a fast rescue boat engine; learn the correct use of all locating devices, including communication and signaling equipment between the rescue boat and a helicopter and the ship; and how to carry out search patterns.

Full Course Description

Fast Rescue Boat

Engine Room Resource Management (ERM) GAP Assessment @ Maine Maritime Academy
Jul 17 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Management of Electrical & Electronic Control Equipment (MEECE) GAP Assessment @ Maine Maritime Academy
Jul 18 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Leadership & Managerial Skills GAP Assessment @ Maine Maritime Academy
Jul 19 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Subchapter M Auditing @ Maine Maritime Academy
Jul 27 @ 8:00 am – Jul 28 @ 4:00 pm

Who Should Attend?
• Marine Surveyors
• Designated Persons Ashore
• Quality Managers
• Marine Consultants
• Security Officers (CSO’s)

This course is for those who wish to become certified to perform audits of Towing Safety Management Systems to verify compliance with Subchapter M. The focus is on training third-party auditors how to use the audit process to meet ISO 19011 Guidelines for Auditing Management Systems and the unique situations auditing under Subchapter M. Auditing both management systems and the vessels that operate under those systems will be covered.

This course meets the requirements of 46 CFR 139.130(b)(4) for those seeking to perform external audits under a TPO.

Continuing Education and Maritime Training

Helicopter Underwater Egress Training (HUET) @ Maine Maritime Academy
Jul 31 all-day

This 1-day Helicopter Underwater Egress Training (HUET) (non-STCW and non-OPITO) course is designed for both the swimmer and non-swimmer to practice or learn aquatic emergency response skills and maximize the chances of surviving an emergency at sea during travel over/on the water.  The course includes both classroom lecture and in-water, hands-on training.

Instructional topics include: Philosophy of Survival, Crisis Management & Role of a Leader, Helicopter Safety Awareness, Helicopter Emergency (Ditching) Procedures, Underwater Egress Techniques, Aquatic Medical Management, USCG Lifesaving Equipment used during an abandonment including: PFD, Immersion Suits, Emergency Distress Flares.

Trainees are requested to bring a towel, additional set of clothes or a boiler suit for in-water training, and a positive attitude.

*Note: Maine Maritime HUET training utilizes an in-water training unit called a SWETS (shallow water egress training simulator seen in pictures) rather than a full scale METS.