Bomb Threat and Search

Thesi Consulting 49 minutes

The threat of a bomb or IED - Improvised Explosive Device on board a ship is a significant security concern for any shipping company. Ships can be highly vulnerable to such potential threats due to the complexity of their structures, which can offer endless opportunities to conceal suspicious objects. In addition, it is not always possible to ensure systematic control of access to people, visitors, passengers, stakeholder representatives, baggage, stores, spare parts and cargo on board, especially during routine operations and in the light of smaller and less well-trained crews.

How do you deal with a report or threat of a bomb or other weapon? How do you handle alerts and searches?

This course has four main lessons: crime and weapons, explosive devices, bomb threats, bomb search and blast mitigation.

Each of the lessons aims to give essential information to provide the crucial elements for understanding the problem, the awareness of the risk and the need to never take anything for granted.



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Thesi Consulting

THESI CONSULTING provides the best maritime training, with the most excellent quality and best instructors of the Italian scene. They are always willing to share their knowledge, skills and experience, in order to reinforce a new training method. Over the years, Thesi S.r.l. has gained a national, international and worldwide reputation for its outstanding maritime training quality. Our expert teaching staff, together with the innovative instruments and high-quality facilities, gives us the opportunity to offer among the most internationally appreciated maritime training. We offer training programmes for cadets and officers, industrial training, safety and off-shore training courses to the most important international shipping lines. Our centre allows us to improve the expertise and knowledge of Marine Pilots, Mooring men, Shipmasters, Engineers, and Officers through realistic training situations. Our training Centre, Thesi Mola di Bari, provides specific competence and knowledge which are useful for the first experience in a new or already launched career within the maritime field.

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  3. Language: English
  4. Length: 49 minutes
  5. Intended for: The course is intended for Masters, SSO, CSO, PFSO and any key personnel dealing with Ship Security.
  6. Reference: Based on parts of the ISPS CODE, Annex of MSC/Circ.1154, Section A-VI/5, STCW paragraphs 1 to 4.