miércoles, 2 de octubre de 2013

Marine Mammal Observer/Protected Species Observer Training Course

Exploration Support Services Inc. is offering a Gulf of Mexico, Protected Species Observer/Marine Mammal Observer (PSO/MMO) training course. PSOs/MMOs are environmental professionals who work on-board seismic vessels and other platforms monitoring for marine mammals and sea turtles providing advice to ensure that operations comply with the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) and Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) guidelines to minimize the risk of injury or disturbance to marine fauna. In the US Gulf of Mexico, BOEM/ BSEE requires that all visual observers complete an accepted training course. Our PSO/MMO training course is designed by a BOEM/ BSEE accepted instructor with substantial experience in the seismic industry. The 1-day course is intended to fulfill the required training for anyone interested in becoming a PSO/MMO in the Gulf of Mexico and upon successful completion of the course the participant will be qualified to assume the role of MMO/PSO on industry vessels The next available course-dates will be Nov 16 and 17. The class will be held in Houston, TX. The cost of the class is $230 per person and a class size of at least 10 students is required for each session. If there are less than 10 registrants, deposits will be refunded and the class will be rescheduled. A $50 deposit is required at registration to reserve your spot and full payment is required by November 1 2013. For more information and to register please contact Juan Gracia at: juan.gracia@essmarine.com