Port Facility Security Officer
Course duration and timing
24 hours, divided in 3 days
Receive a full and comprehensive training on all issues related to the ISPS Code Part A and B, in particular regarding Port-facilities.
Acquire the necessary and adequate knowledge to perform a Port-facility security assessment in complete autonomy and, on the basis of its findings, draw up the “Port Faclity Security Plan”.
Obtain the professional qualification in compliance with the training requirements for the Port Facility Security Officer as required by the ISPS Code (Part A and B) and the PNSM.
During the three days of work will be illustrated, with theoretical presentations and practical exercises, the main topics listed below:
- main international regulations
- ISPS Code
- interface between ship and port
- roles and responsibilities
- documentation to be produced
- risk analysis
- analysis of equipment in common use for the prevention of threats
- security procedures to be adopted according to specific threats
- methodology to develop a “Port Facility Security Assessment”:
- analysis of the possible threats to the port facility operations
- evaluation of the consequences
- possible countermeasures to minimize the vulnerabilities of the port facility
- illustration of some examples of port facilities security plans in order to give the students bases to be able to develop or improve in practice this document
- description of the methods to manage emergencies, conducting researches, audit and inspection of the port facilities to ensure compliance with the requirements of the ISPS Code and then be ready for certification by the Designated Authority
- practical exercises to give students a more detailed familiarization with illustrated and discussed cases
- final examination
Target Group for the Course
Responsible for the security of the Port Authotity; Masters who intend to enter deeply into the port facilities security issues; personnel who will be Port Faclity Security Officer; security staff members in the port facilities, personnel to operate under the new ISPS regulations ashore; all personnel who intend to partecipate developing and improving the port facility security system, under the provisions of the law, through the Port Facility Security Assessment and drawing up of the Port Facility Security Plan.
Rules and standards
STCW – ISPS Code – PNSM – National and international law of reference – IMO Model Course 3.21 – MSC.1/Circ.1188 del May 22nd, 2006 – MIT e MARICOGECAP circulars (see RGQ archive)
Caterina LA NEVE
Course Deputy Director
|Ing. Davide Giuseppe FARILLA|
Com. te PETRERA Rocco – Com. te LA FORGIA Saverio – Com. te CORMIO Carlo
Competent coordinating personnel:
Sig.ra LA NEVE Caterina – Sig. ANDRENUCCI Romualdo