FTC102 – Maritime Security

Maritime security is concerned with the prevention of intentional damage through sabotage, subversion, terrorism and theft. Criminal elements are finding new ways to infiltrate ports and access points on a daily basis. Companies using maritime points and working off-shore have to ensure that they keep these important assets safe. Participants on this course will focus on the four main areas of Maritime Security:
Ocean Vanguard

Port Security

  • Introduction to Port Security
  • Functions and Duties of Port Security
  • Dealing with Customs
  • Handling Dangerous Goods
  • Protecting the Port (from land and sea)
  • Electronic Surveillance
  • Risk Assessment and Management 

Vessel Security

  • Introduction to Vessel Security
  • Function and Duties of Vessel Security
  • Patrols
  • Anti-piracy
  • Supervision of Vessels
  • Reaction Time and Procedures

Facility Security (on-land and off-shore)

  • Introduction to Facilities Security
  • Roles and Responsibility of Security at Facilities
  • Security Equipment Usage, e.g. radar
  • Protection of the Facility
  • Anti-piracy and Terrorism
  • Emergency Situations
  • Electronic Surveillance 

Coordinating Port, Vessel and Facilities Security

  • Communication
  • Integrating Maritime Security