All seafarers or other shipboard personnel likely assigned to ships that transit pirate prone areas.
IMO, International Ship & Port Facility Security (ISPS) Code as amended. London IMO (IMO – 116E)SOLAS Chapter XI-1 IMO, MSC/Circ. 623/ Rev. 3, Piracy and Armed Robbery Against Ships. Oil Companies International Marine Forum (OCIMF). Piracy – The East Africa/Somalia Situation Practical Measures to Avoid, Deter or Delay Piracy Attacks. Oil Companies International Marine Forum (OCIMF). Best Management Practices to Deter Piracy in the Gulf of Aden and off the Coast of Somalia
This course aims to impart knowledge and techniques of preparedness, prevention and response to those Filipino seafarers onboard ship passing high risk pirate areas. It will provide practical information to assist seafarers faced with potential or actual acts of piracy while operating in the areas where attacks are known to have taken place.
Those who successfully complete the course should be able to be in compliance with ship security measures, as defined in section A/12.2 of the ISPS Code, which include:
Undertaking regular security inspections of the ships to ensure that appropriate security measures against pirate threats and attacks are maintained.
Acquiring knowledge in managing ships transiting high risk pirate’s areas.
Acquiring adequate training by shipboard personnel in repelling pirates.
Acquiring knowledge in the operation of security and communicating with family, company and pirates in case of ship hijack.
Risk Assessment Preparation Conduct During Transit of the High Risk Area Actions on Encountering Pirates Post Incident Actions and Reporting Assessmen
Available upon request
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