This publication provides criteria for the development of courses to deliver training in fire prevention and firefighting (FP&FF) and advanced firefighting (AFF), alongside the updated training requirements for both FP&FF and AFF. It includes the tanker firefighting requirements, in accordance with international regulations for seafarer training
Capt. Sean P. Tortora, USMS, is a Master Mariner with twenty-five years at sea and extensive experience combating serious shipboard fires. He is assistant professor of Marine Transportation at the Merchant Marine Academy at Kings Point, New York.