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1018 – Recovery of persons from water

49,00 price includes VAT 24%

Course category: COMMON

Code: 1018

Who should attend: All crew (Operational & Management)

Objectives and Benefits: The aim of this course is to provide guidance to the Master and the crew of a vessel regarding the plan and procedures for recovering persons from the water and to make them familiar with cold water survival techniques.


  • Content and structure of the plan for recovery operations
  • Regulations for the recovery of persons from the water
  • Basic phases of a recovery operation
  • Impact of cold water immersion on the human body
  • Cold water survival techniques
  • First aid treatment procedures for cold water victims

Legislation & References:

  • SOLAS Regulation III/ 17-1
  • IMO MSC.1/ Circ 1447
  • IMO MSC.1/ Circ. 1182/ REV.1
  • IMO MSC.1/ Circ. 1185/ REV.1

Duration: 3,5h