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Basic Man Overboard Coxswain (NOGEPA 2.3A)

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  • Duration

    2½ days

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  • Price

    EUR 1,225.00 - EUR 1,320.00

    Excl. extras & Excl. 21.00 % Tax

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Basic Man Overboard Coxswain (NOGEPA 2.3A)


As a team member of the Man Over Board Emergency Response Team your duty will be to rescue persons out of the water in the vicinity of the offshore installation. Man Over Board situations can vary from a person who falls overboard, a helicopter ditch or an abandonment situation. The Man Over Board Emergency Response Team can also be requested by the Netherlands Coastguard to assist in a Search And Rescue operation.

The objective is to train the delegates in the theory and practice of determining the state of readiness and launching operations. Taking on board and handling of the MOB boats which are used on board offshore installations and the performance of rescue operations with these boats.

Target Group

Everyone who is designated to act as a crew member of a MOB boat on board an offshore installation.


No training prerequisites are required.

Persons enrolling on this course must be able to show a valid medical certificate prior to participating in practical exercises.


Delegates will be assessed against the learning outcomes specified in the NOGEPA training handbook chapter 2.3 Coxswain Man Overboard Boat by using direct observation.

Course Contents

The training will consist of the following learning targets:
- Check the state of maintenance and readiness of the MOB boat
- Basic concepts of good seamanship, determine a course and steer by compass, operate equipment on board the MOB boat
- Recovery and transport of a victim from the water
- The execution of all procedures associated with launching, recovery and MOB rescue operations
- Take command in all situations that arise concerning the rescue of persons who have fallen overboard
- Search pattern with navigational aids e.g. compass, PLB, homing device, GPS equipment
- Capsize drill

Contact information


Beerweg 71, Harbour no: 7024 - 7026, Maasvlakte Rotterdam, 3199 LM, Netherlands

+31 20 21 70 24 0

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