Maritime Piracy: Security Procedures

Oltremare Shipping Services 1 hour and 6 minutes

Navigation by sea, especially in the international context and above all relating to the transport of goods in large quantities (eg container ships), does not exclude specific risks inherent in particular to security threats deriving from malicious third parties. Therefore, it would be advisable for the crew, as part of their training activity, to also receive training notions on safety activities with the aim of increasing the understanding and awareness of the possible threats that could occur during navigation and the related methods of maintaining security vigilance on board.

The objectives of this course are to contribute to the improvement of maritime safety through greater awareness, recognition of security threats, understanding the need for and methods of maintaining security awareness and vigilance and knowledge of the procedures to be implemented in the event of emergencies relating to maritime piracy.

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Oltremare Shipping Services

Oltremare - Shipping Services is the company owned by Assarmatori National Shipping Association. The company contributes to the development of the professional training of the maritime and administrative staff of the associated shipping companies. Oltremare promotes the job placement of young people in maritime careers, through the development of qualification and specialization courses, work experiences, training and other training measures and active employment policy.

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  3. Language: English
  4. Length: 1 hour and 6 minutes
  5. Intended for: This course is particularly aimed at seafarers sailing on board ships transiting in areas with a high risk of piracy.
  6. Reference: The contents of this course refer to specific regulations including: Reg. n. 725/04/CE; UNCLOS (1982 artt. 100-107, 110); CdS Resolution 1816/2008 - 1838/2008; 2020/2011; MSC Circ. 1405 – 23/05/2011; MSC Circ. 1406 – 23/05/2011; Resolution A.1025(26) (Annex, paragraph 2.2) on IMO's Code of Practice for the Investigation of the Crimes of Piracy and Armed Robbery Against Ships; Regional Cooperation Agreement on Combating Piracy and Armed Robbery against ships in Asia (RECAAP); Resolution MSC.324(89) on the Implementation of Best Management Practice Guidance.