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SECURITY AWARENESS – The Importance of Security Activities (Maritime Personnel)

SECURITY AWARENESS – The Importance of Security Activities (Maritime Personnel)

The course provides all the on-board personnel with explanations about security activities in accordance with the Decree n. 1347 of December 3rd, 2013.



  • Course description: competences to achieve
  • Security threats
  • Conditions and operations (ship/port)

Maritime security policy

  • Notions of main conventions, codes and international rules
  • Definitions
  • Management of sensitive information and security communications

Security-related responsibilities

  • Contracting parties: recognized organisations, management societies, the ship, port facility,

SSO ship security officer, CSO company security officer, PFSO port facility security officer, officers with specific tasks, facility personnel with specific tasks

Threat identification, recognition and management

  • Identification of weapons, dangerous substances or devices
  • Search coordination, recognition of behavioural models
  • Circumvention techniques
  • Crowd handling

Security actions

  • Action required for every security level
  • Accident warning and security procedures


  • Emergency plan knowledge
  • Security training

Certificate recognized by general command of the Coast Guard
(only after passing both theoretical and practical tests)


The course conforms to the VI/6 rule of STCW code and to the decree n. 1347 od December 3rd,2013 (port authority- general command) and aims at training all the personnel on board in security activities

Instructors who have been authorized by the general command of the Coast Guard through decree issued by the Minister of infrastructures and transport

Theoretical aspects


Maritime security policy

Security-related responsibilities

Threat identification, recognition and reaction

Maritime security actions

Preparation to emergencies and training


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Additional notes

Duration: 4 hours

Category: Maritime

Code: M17

Target Audience: All the personnel on board

Validity: No expiry date

Course Location: Apt Safety Group - Via delle Azalee, 21 - 27016 Sant'Alessio con Vialone (PV)

Participants: 6-20

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