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Title Passenger Vessel Safety on Sole State Waters - A Training Seminar for State Officials
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United States Coast Guard

NASBLA icon National Assoc. of State Boating Law Administrators

The technical program will focus on "A Model Passenger Vessel Safety Program For State Regulators" by looking at policies and practices gained from over 50 years of experience in regulating small passenger vessels by the US Coast Guard and voluntary safety organizations, such as the Passenger Vessel Association.

ID Code MS702
Dates October 4-5, 2006 (Wednesday - Thursday)

Registration opens at 8:15 am on the first day. Presentation hours on the first day will be 9:00 am to 5:00 pm; on the second day, 8:30 until 11:30 am, unless otherwise indicated. The seminar will conclude at noon on the second day.

Note: Travel arrangements should be made to allow for participation in all sections of the seminar.

Location NTSB Training Center • 45065 Riverside Parkway • Ashburn, Virginia 20147
Registration Fee $200.  Includes luncheon on first day in addition to morning and afternoon refreshments.  This training is limited to state and federal boating safety regulators and is by invitation only.  To register, contact us at TrainingCenter@ntsb.gov or 571-223-3900.
Certificate Certificate of Training from the National Transportation Safety Board will be awarded to those who attend all sessions of the course.

Experts in the field will present a variety of perspectives on topics including:

  • Certification and safety inspection issues
  • Construction and arrangement of passenger vessels
  • Stability and seaworthiness
  • Passenger and crew safety
  • Machinery and electrical installations
  • Fire protection and fire fighting
  • Lifesaving equipment 
  • Passenger vessel operations
  • Crew qualifications and training
  • Emergency procedures and drills 
  • Marine accident investigation including timely chemical testing
  • Reporting of accidents/incidents
Accommodations Area hotels and restaurants
Airports Washington Dulles International (IAD): 10 miles
Washington Ronald Reagan National (DCA): 30 miles
Baltimore/Washington International (BWI): 60 miles
More Information Email TrainingCenter@ntsb.gov or call 571-223-3900