Marine Survival: Emergency Marine Distress Signals

Moxie Media 34 minutes

Regardless of vessel or offshore installation size, the sea is unpredictable and without warning can place the lives of all crew members in jeopardy. In addition, unforeseen accidents such as fires, equipment malfunctions, and capsizing can trigger an emergency evacuation of personnel. It is vital for crews to understand and be trained in the use of marine distress signals ranging from radio communication and visual markers such as flares, smokes, or rockets, to electronic locators such as EPIRBs and SARTs.

In this program, maritime employees will learn how to rapidly notify search and rescue authorities of their emergency and assist them by quickly guiding rescue craft to their location. This is vital compliance training that can literally save the crew's life!

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Moxie Media

For over 36 years, Moxie Media has been providing training, safety, and software resources to the Maritime community to help mariners stay in compliance with regulatory and customer requirements. Moxie offers a library of hundreds of maritime-specific eLearning programs that can be delivered with Seably’s best-in-class shipboard Learning Management System (LMS).


Moxie Media is a leader in developing training programs for the maritime industry to meet safety, health, security, maintenance, and regulatory compliance mandates such as Sub M, USCG, and IMO. Moxie delivers online, mobile, and offline capabilities to provide access to key learning materials, letting crew members train at their convenience while assuring operators, auditors, and surveyors that crewmembers are up-to-date with the latest compliance guidelines and regulatory standards.

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  3. Language: English
  4. Length: 34 minutes
  5. Intended for: All workers in the offshore and maritime industry.
  6. Reference: Based on parts of IRPCS Annex 4 and IAMSAR Volume 3.