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New Ship Security Officer Training

Maritime Activity Reports, Inc.

July 15, 2014

Rood Boven Groen has increased its training portfolio by adding the third security training: Ship Security Officer according to STCW’78 including the 2010 Manila amendments. This course has been recently approved by the Netherlands Shipping Institute.

Last year the IMO training Security Awareness and Designated Security Duties conducted by Rood Boven Groen were approved as well. These two trainings are included in the Ship Security Officer course as per IMO specifications.

Rood Boven Groen included many practical exercises using the Ship Security Plan and de ISPS Code to make the dry matter easier digestible. The participants described the course as ‘lively’, ‘educational’ and ‘fun’. The film material is up-to-date and the practical Ship Security Drill Selector was received very positively.

By 2017 all seafarers have to comply with STCW 2010. Some of the ship owners have responded to this obligation by booking their courses already.

Apart from the above mentioned course, Rood Boven Groen also offers STCW 2010 Crisis Management & Human Behaviour, Passenger Safety, Cargo Safety and Hull Integrity, Security Awareness, Designated Security Duties, Crowd Management and  Safety Training for Personnel Providing Direct Service to Passengers in Passenger Spaces


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