1750 | Vessel Security Officer

Price: $500
Course Number: 1750
Course Length: 16 hours, In-Person
Location: Norfolk, Virginia
Minimum Class Size: 2
Maximum Class Size: 15

Please bring picture ID on first day of class

Course Description

Any applicant who satisfactorily completes our Vessel Security Officer (MIDATL-573) course will satisfy the training requirements of 33 CFR 104.215(d)(1)(iv) and STCW Code Section A-VI/5 for an STCW endorsement as Vessel Security Officer.

This syllabus covers the requirements of the STCW Code as amended Chapter VI, Section A-VI/5. Those who successfully complete this course should be able to undertake the duties and responsibilities of a designated Vessel Security Officer as defined in 33 CFR Part 104, which include, but are not limited to:

  1. Regularly inspecting the vessel to ensure that security measures are maintained;
  2. Ensuring maintenance and supervision of the implementation of the VSP, and any amendments to the VSP;
  3. Ensuring the coordination and handling of cargo and vessel stores with other shipboard personnel and with relevant Port Facility Security Officers;
  4. Proposing modifications to the VSP to the Company Security Officer (CSO);
  5. Ensuring that any problems identified during audits or inspections or periodic reviews are reported to the CSO, and promptly implement any corrective actions;
  6. Ensuring security awareness and vigilance on board the vessel;
  7. Ensuring adequate security training for vessel personnel;
  8. Ensuring the reporting and recording of all security incidents;
  9. Ensuring the coordinated implementation of the VSP with the CSO and the relevant Facility Security Officer, when applicable;
  10. Ensuring security equipment is properly operated, tested, calibrated, and maintained;
  11. Ensuring consistency between security requirements and the proper treatment of vessel personnel affected by those requirements; and
  12. Ensuring TWIC programs are in place and implemented appropriately.

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09/08/2022 – 09/09/2022
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12/01/2022 – 12/02/2022

Why Come to Norfolk, VA

MAMA Trains is located in a huge resort area. There is so much to do in our town. There are two main industries in our area. The US Navy and Tourism. There are family-friendly attractions and excellent night-life activities. We have some of the best restaurants in America and Virginia Beach is often on lists such as the safest places to live and best places to visit. Check out our attractions while you are here.