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Organizing local events that improve the health and safety of fishermen and their families is something we work on all year long. These events can sometimes come together quickly, so please check back often to see what’s happening near you.

Working Waterfront Festival

  • Location: New Bedford Steamfish Pier, New Bedford, MA, 02740
  • Date: September 23, 2017

Fishing Partnership Support Services is proud to participate once again in the 2017 Working Waterfront Festival, to support the fishing and New Bedford communities at large. Stop by our booth on Steamship Pier to learn about all of the services FPSS brings to the fishing community, including help with health insurance, free safety training, mobile dental clinics, […]

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Newburyport CPR/First Aid Certification Training

  • Location: 29 Rear Water Street, Newburyport, MA, 01950
  • Date: September 29, 2017

CPR/First Aid Red Cross Certification will be offered for Commercial Fishermen and their families in Newburyport at 29 Rear Water Street. Your certification is valid for 2 years. The cost is just $25.00, payable by cash or check – please bring payment with you. Snacks are included! Please plan to arrive at least 15 minutes prior to […]

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Safety Training - Hyannis

  • Location: Cape Cod Maritime Museum - 135 South Street, Hyannis Port, MA, 02601
  • Date: October 06, 2017

This hands-on training, provided at no cost to commercial fishermen, is sponsored by Fishing Partnership Support Services, and conducted by Coast Guard Accepted Marine Safety Instructors. The one day program includes: on-board firefighting, flooding & pump operations, flares & EPIRBS, survival suits, life raft equipment, man overboard and helicopter hoist procedures and first aid. If you […]

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Drill Conductor Training - Hyannis

  • Location: Cape Cod Maritime Museum - 135 South Street, Hyannis Port, MA, 02601
  • Date: October 07, 2017

This course meets the Drill Conductor certification requirements of 46 CFR 28.270, and is delivered at no cost to commercial fishermen by Coast Guard Certified Marine Safety instructors.  To qualify, you must have attended our Safety and Survival Training course within the past year.  Upon completion of the Drill Conductor course, you will be prepared and […]

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Safety Training - New Bedford

  • Location: 706 Rodney French Blvd., New Bedford, Massachusetts, 02740
  • Date: October 13, 2017

This hands-on training, provided at no cost to commercial fishermen, is sponsored by Fishing Partnership Support Services, and conducted by Coast Guard Accepted Marine Safety Instructors. The one day program includes: on-board firefighting, flooding & pump operations, flares & EPIRBS, survival suits, life raft equipment, man overboard and helicopter hoist procedures and first aid. If you […]

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