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Port Facility Security Officer (PFSO)

Port Facility Security Officer (PFSO) Course

Course Duration

3 Days

Course Objectives

  • Knowledge of the ISPS Code and regulations
  • Roles & responsibilities of security officers in ports and on ships and offshore facilities
  • Roles & responsibilities of Governments and industry participants - working relationships
  • Principles of secuirty - physical, technical and manpower
  • Identifying maritime & offhsore security threats and making decisions
  • Training drills, exercises, intenal and external audit requirements
  • Access control of ships, ports, port and offshore facilities, security zones and identification systems
  • Security risk assessment principles
  • Security assessments: vulnerabilities and treatments
  • Security plans - structure, development, amintenance and going beyond compliance
  • Maritime security levels, responding to security threats and directions
  • Terrorist behaviou and methods of concealment of weapons of terrorism
  • Control measures, powers of officials, incident and even reporting obligations and penalities
  • Developing and maintaining a security awarenss and vigilance culture