Counter Piracy Operations Training Program

Press Release
Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Program Information


The National Maritime Law Enforcement Academy offers this Anti-Piracy training program for corporations that desire to field counter piracy operators that understand and can work effectively in the merchant marine environment. This program will satisfy STCW95 requirements, and certify the operators as vessel security officers through the Maritime Institute of Technology and Graduate Studies, and in Maritime Domain Awareness training through the MARAD certified program Portstar. The operators will receive advanced training in use of force, judgmental shooting, and specialized classes in working effectively with Captains and Crews aboard commercial vessels.


Training will be established as Level II, for Basic Operators which meets minimum requirements for deployment, and Level I which is designed for the potential Team Leader and carries a Vessel Security Officer Certification and team management training portion in addition to the Level II course. The Academy believes that with the support of the Maritime Institute of Technology and Graduate Studies, and given they are the AFL-CIO non-profit training center for the U.S. Merchant Marine Industry, that DHS/MARAD/FSU/NMLEA Certified training offered under Portstar portions of the course, that there is no more professional and effective training in the industry.


Level 2 Course  (Counter Piracy Training Certification)
General Operator STCW-95 program. This 5-day, 40-hour course of instruction is designed to provide instruction and proficiency to meet with the mandatory minimum requirements for knowledge, understanding and proficiency in Table A-VI/5 and all requirements for the STCW95 Code.
Dates: February 11-15, 2013
Cost: $2,450 prior to 1/15/2013. $2,700 after 1/15/2013
Prerequisite: PortStar Online Course - Maritime Security Awareness (MSA) www.nmlea.org


Level 1 Course (Team Leader Certification Program)
The Level 1 course includes all of the Level 2 and VSO course level training in addition to leadership training development and related program course training.
Dates: February 8-15, 2013
Cost: $3,850 prior to 1/15/2013. $3,975 after 1/15/2013
Prerequisite: PortStar Online Course - Maritime Security Awareness (MSA) www.nmlea.org


Cost Details
Costs for both courses include all housing accommodations, meals, training materials, recreation & fitness facility and the After Hours Lounge. Attendees will be housed at the beautiful Conference Center at the Maritime Institute. Transportation is available to and from BWI Airport and MITAGS.


Registration

To register, contact Kelly Michielli, MITAGS Admissions Coordinator at admissions@mitags.org or call 443-989-3226. For PortStar questions, contact Joe Bartko at jbartko@nmlea.org 
 

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