Vessel/Facility Security Officer

All vessel personnel who do not have specific security related duties are required to have basic instruction in Maritime Security Awareness.

Vessel/Facility Security Officer

Vessel/Facility Security Officers are required to have further instruction in Maritime Security Awareness, including development and maintenance of Security Plans. (2 days)


  • Creating, maintaining and supervising the Vessel/Facility Security Plan
  • Assessing security risks and threats
  • Awareness, vigilance, and training
  • Audits and Inspections of vessel/facility and equipment/systems
  • MARSEC Levels and incident response
  • TWIC program compliance
  • Shipboard safety
  • Protection of the marine environment