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Maritime: Intro To Vessel & Barge Equipment & Terminology

7 Lessons
18-35 Minutes
17 Quiz Questions

Course Overview


Working as a crew member on a towing vessel, you may be exposed to the many different roles, such as a deckhand, pilot, or captain. With a commitment to safety, your crew will develop a rewarding career as a tow/tug boat crew member. Use this online training course to provide your crew with an understanding of the basic terminology to help them find safety and success in the maritime industry. Learners become familiar with the terminology of barges and towing equipment, along with tips on how to make and break tows safely. An emphasis is placed on the consistent use of PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) such as work vests, hard-toe safety shoes, eye protection, work gloves, and sunscreen. Since barges are the most economical way to transfer goods and materials, it is important to have a properly trained crew who know how to make and break tows, operate a towing vessel, and who understands the safety protocols.

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    Key Audience


    Towboat, tugboat and push boat crew members

    Course Topics


    Introduction To Towing Vessels
    Barges
    Tugs and Towboat Exterior
    Tugs and Towboat Interior
    PPE - Personal Protective Equipment
    Other Tow Equipment
    Making and Breaking Tow

    Workplaces


    Maritime

    Course Detail


    Course ID
    moxivbet_vod

    Time

    18-35 Min
    Questions
    17

    Languages

    en

    video format

    SD-Wide

    captions

    No

    Resources

    Yes

    Lessons

    7

    Remediation

    Yes

    Bookmarking

    Yes

    Feedback

    Yes

    Microlearning

    no