Able Seaman

Able Seaman (AB)


  • Jan. 9-13, 2017



STCW Requirements

46 CFR 12.05-7


  • 18 years or older
  • Proficient in English
  • Medical fitness
  • Valid merchant mariner credential with proficiency in survival craft/lifeboatman
  • Basic safety course taken within the last five years

This 40-hour course enables attendees to take responsibility for basic shipboard operations. It will address the following:

  • Steer the ship, comply wiht helm orders in English
  • Keep a lookout using vision and hearing
  • Help monitor and control a watch
  • International regulations to prevent collisions
  • Safe working practices, emergency equipment and procedures
  • Navigational elements and nautical terms
  • Good seamanship and survival at sea
  • Pollution control measures


Email or call (718) 409-7341.