is not to be taken as and add-on and a
passing whim to fill in the logbook or as
a Sunday Sport!
Because lives can be at risk,
is a very important part of everyday life
at sea. The Master does not have the
availability of emergency
services as provided for ashore.
Reliance is placed
on the competence of
those under his
/ her command
and assumptions can be made that they are
In most cases, the minimum standards are
upheld but it is essential to ensure crews
are trained beyond normal
especially on sophisticated ships such as
chemical or gas carriers.
BowTech has a number of highly qualified
instructors and course writers who can provide onboard training (ride-along)
or classroom based instruction. Courses include, but not limited to, COW / IG,
Chemical Response - ICS, Enclosed Space Entry, STCW,
IMDG, IATA, DGs.