Vessel Personnel with Designated Security Duties Course

$350 (MIDWST 747)

All vessel personnel who have specific shipboard security related assignments are required to have the skills and knowledge needed to perform those duties.

(8 hours)


  • ISPS/MTSA Code background and introduction
  • ISPS/MTSA Duties and responsibilities
  • MARSEC Levels and requirements
  • Ship/Vessel Security Assessment
  • Ship/Vessel Security Plan
  • TWIC requirements
  • Responsibilites for interfacing with vessels, ports & PSC officers
  • Understanding training, drills & exercises
  • How to identify and recognize a potential security threat
  • Circumvention techniques
  • Ways to deter or minimize potential harm
  • Required documentation, records and reporting requirements