Security Training for Seafarers with Designated Security Duties


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This course is intended to provide the knowledge required for seafarers with designated security duties in connection with a Ship Security Plan (SSP) to perform their duties in accordance with the requirements of Chapter XI-2 of SOLAS 74 as amended, the ISPS Code, and section A-VI/6 of the STCW Code, as amended.

Those who successfully complete the course should be able to demonstrate sufficient knowledge to undertake the duties assigned under the SSP.

Course Content


Maritime Security Policies

Security Responsibilities

Ship Security assessment

Security Equipment

Threat Identification, Recognition, and Response

Ship Security Actions

Emergency Preparedness, Drills, and Exercises

Security Administration

Piracy Awareness

Piracy Attack

The Release Process

Seafarers’ Familiy

Course Duration

Depending on the participants’ background and knowledge of the subject. The average time is 4 (four) hours for all CBT modules and practical exercise.

Course Requirement

STCW Code Section A-VI/6

TMSA Element 3


This course is based on the guidelines of;

IMO Model Course 3.26

SOLAS Chapter XI-2

STCW Code Section A-VI/6

STCW Code Table A-VI/6-2

International Ship & Port Facility Security (ISPS) Code

Best Management Practices – UKMTO

Global Counter Piracy Guidance for Companies




Additional information





Ship Type

Bulk, Chemical Tanker, Container, Gas Tanker, General Cargo, LNG, Offshore, Oil Tanker, Passenger, RORO, Tug

Target Group

Catering, Deck Management, Deck Operational, Engine Management, Engine Operational, Shorebased Personnel



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