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Ship Security Officer (SSO), Meeting the Requirements of STCW ’78 including 2010 Manila Amendments

Ship Security Officer (SSO)

Course Duration

3 Days

Course Objectives

  • Achieve the proficiency required by STCW ’78 Reg. VI/5 and STCW Code Section A-VI/5;
  • Understand Maritime Security Threats;
  • Conduct Ship Security Assessments;
  • Implement Ship Security Plan measures onboard;
  • Undertake regular Security Inspections;
  • Develop submissions for approval, implementation and maintenance of Ship Security Plans;
  • Ensure Security Plans are modified and improved as appropriate, to correct deficiencies and update Plans;
  • Enhance security awareness and vigilance;
  • Report on all security incidents;
  • Carry out Internal Audits of Security Plans and maintain appropriate records;
  • Ensure security equipment is properly operated, tested, calibrated and maintained;
  • Ensure adequate training, security drills and exercises;
  • Identify threats;
  • Understand and carry out Risk Assessment.