Chennai, 01 May (DEF PRO) A Maritime Advanced Boarding Officers Course by the United States Mobile Training Team (USMTT) of US Coast Guard has commenced from today at Indian Coast Guard Air Station, Chennai for the Officers of the Indian Coast Guard. The course comprises Theory and Practical (Boarding Operations onboard ICG Ships & Fishing Vessels). 24 ICG Officers are participating in the Course, who have been drawn from all 5 Regional Commands of Indian Coast Guard will undergo the training, which is to culminate on May 12, 2023.
The course by USMTT, aims to provide value addition skills, techniques and knowledge essential for safe and precise boarding operations to the young Officers. Indian Coast Guard ensures exhaustive training of all personnel detailed for boarding team, which includes various aspect of boarding procedures personal conditioning, weapons proficiency, and most importantly, safety.