Four-day, Coast Guard approved cargo course. Required initial training for new tank barge tankermen who will handle dangerous liquids.
Three-day Coast Guard approved course, required initial training for operators of towing vessels equipped with radar on Western Rivers. Class lectures are combined with full function simulation on Furuno radars. Ship motion, multiple contacts in river scenarios, and environmental effects are just some of the capabilities of the radar simulator.
A ten-day Coast Guard approved course which meets the academic requirements for an original Western Rivers towing license. Upon successful completion, the student receives a course completion certificate which covers the five exams currently required. Subject material includes Inland Rules of the Road, Deck General, Deck Safety, Navigation General, and Mississippi Map Navigation. (No exams...