Port State Control

Karco 1 hour and 34 minutes

Port State Control (PSC) is an inspection of a foreign ship in national ports carried out to verify that the condition of the specific ship and its equipment comply with the various requirements of international regulations. Additionally, it ensures that a ship is manned and operated in compliance with all these instruments and guarantees that maritime safety, security and pollution are protected.

Upon completion of this course, the candidate will gain knowledge and understanding of the Port State Control Inspections carried out onboard ships and the checks and topics that are tackled during such inspections.

The learning outcomes of the Course will include;
1. Introductions to Port State
2. Different Types of Inspections
3. Memorandum Of understanding
4. Reporting Forms and Codes of Deficiencies
5. Procedures implemented by ship management

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KARCO are Pioneers in 3D animated marine safety videos through which they offer a unique and effective learning system to already over 250 companies worldwide. The Karco courses are developed in response to the real-time needs of our customers globally. The content for all the videos is being provided by clients operating hundreds of vessels, with decades of experience behind them. This ensures that the content reflects true operational and shipboard requirements.

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  2. Price: Free
  3. Language: English
  4. Length: 1 hour and 34 minutes
  5. Intended for: This course is intended for seafarers regardless of rank, who are working onboard ships subjected to port state inspections.
  6. Reference: Procedures for Port State Control 2019, 2020 Edition. IMO Resolution A.1138(31)