Learning Path

Maritime Security Essentials

Curated by: Seably

Dive into the realm of maritime security with this specialised learning path. Covering piracy and armed robbery, identifying security threats on cargo ships, and understanding the International Ship and Port Facility Security Code (ISPS Code), these courses provide crucial knowledge and strategies for ensuring the safety and security of ships, crew, and cargo. Ideal for maritime security professionals and anyone involved in the transportation of goods by sea.

Learning Path Details

  1. Items: 3 courses
  2. Language: English
  3. Length: 4 hours and 41 minutes
  • 1

    Piracy and armed robbery threats against ships are among the modern-day challenges found within the maritime industry. These threats are dynamic and recent threats have been noted especially off the West African coast. These attacks keep reminding the industry about the violence of such actions and the extreme hazards faced by those onboard including the dangers of loss of life. Therefore, it is of utmost importance for crew and shipmasters to know the reporting systems and assistance in place and understand the procedures to be followed to avoid such threats.

    1 hour and 44 minutes
    Avg. rating 4.5

  • 2

    This course is designed to teach maritime security professionals how to effectively search a cargo vessel for the presence of contraband and/or stowaways.

    This course covers mandates in SOLAS (Chapter 13 - Training).

    22 minutes
    Avg. rating 4.4

  • 3

    The International Ship and Port Facility Security Code (ISPS) came into force in 2004 as an amendment to the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) Convention. It highlights requirements on maritime security including, minimum security arrangements for ships, ports facilities, and government agencies. It specifies the responsibilities of governments, shipping companies, shipboard personnel, and port facility personnel to detect security threats and take preventive measures against security incidents affecting ships or port facilities.

    2 hours and 34 minutes
    Avg. rating 4.2
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