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Upcoming - Online Oil Spill Response and Emergency Courses - June and July 2022

by Vijaya Selvaraj 18 Jun 17:04 PDT 30 June 2022
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Oil Spill Response Course

An oil spill in your marina or boatyard requires fast and efficient action to mitigate the risk along with effective planning for such an event.

This course can ensure marinas and boatyards have those involved in the response adequately trained and prepared for their roles. This course is structured as an hour self-study portion and two hours live online zoom session with the presenters, Clemens Overdijk CMM, Marina Manager Sydney Superyacht Marina and Martin Silk, Group Risk Manager for d'Albora Marinas. The next Live online session is on 30th June 2022.

  • Gain knowledge in responding to spills of oils and chemicals
  • Be actively involved in the setting up and maintenance of spill response equipment and the proper storage, use and disposal of liquids at specified sites.
  • Be aware of the W.H.S and environmental aspects of spills and be conversant with their responsibilities under the S.O.P's
  • Identify common issues with other local marinas and develop improvement strategies

Visit here to register

  • Members: AU $160 + GST
  • Non-members: AU $275 + GST

Nautilus Marine Emergency Preparedness Course

Emergencies occur when you least expect and can catch people off-guard. Are you and your marina staff prepared? will help you develop an emergency management plan for your facility or refresh ideas for facilities with an existing emergency management plan.

You cannot afford to miss this training. This course is structured as an hour self-study portion and two hours live online zoom session with industry veteran Jayson McDonald CMM, CEO Royal Motor Yacht Club Broken Bay. The next Live online session is on 13th July 2022.

  • Ensure your facility is prepared for any emergency according to best practises
  • Network with other marinas online in the area to share ideas and knowledge on emergency preparedness
  • Identify any common issues with other local marinas and develop improvement strategies

Visit here to register

  • Members: AU $160 + GST
  • Non-members: AU $275 + GST

BMT Environmental Best Practices Online Course

The BMT Environmental Best Practices Online Course is a two hour self-paced course with videos and downloaded resources. This course is designed to increase awareness of the key environmental issues facing marinas and provide clear best environmental practice guidance to marina staff. Marina staff can learn the course as part of their induction to marina environment. This course is available online anytime.

Course topics include:

  • Australian legal requirements and definitions
  • Key areas of pollution
  • Water pollution
  • Land and air pollution
  • Handling of dangerous goods in relation to our environment
  • Waste management and disposal
  • Refuelling considerations
  • Reporting incidents

Visit here to register

  • Members: AU $120 + GST
  • Non-members: AU $220 + GST

Nautilus Marine Extreme Weather Preparedness Course

This online Extreme Weather Preparedness course is designed for marinas and boatyards in any region of the world that is susceptible to one or more types of extreme weather events. Having a comprehensive Extreme Weather Preparedness Plan in place can significantly reduce the time spent preparing a marina in advance of severe weather. It can help save lives and minimise property damage. This course is available online anytime.

  • Understand how to reduce financial risk to business operations during and after the weather event
  • Mitigate risks of infrastructural damage during an extreme weather event
  • Become aware of legal and Insurance implications & considerations for your facility
  • Ensure the marina facility is prepared for extreme weather according to best practises
  • Identify common issues with other local marinas and develop improvement strategies

Visit here to register

  • Members: AU $120 + GST
  • Non-members: AU $220 + GST

All courses include downloadable resources

Please ensure you are logged onto the MIA website with your MIA member login details when registering for the course to enjoy the member pricing. If you have forgotten your MIA member login details, email for assistance.

Who should attend

Any staff involved in extreme weather, emergency and oil spills response in your marina or boatyard should attend this course. Key stakeholders drafting and implementing marina facility's extreme weather, emergency and spills response management plans such as marina owners, marina managers, club managers and dockmasters should also attend these courses.

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