This course aims to provide knowledge to those who may be designated to perform the duties and responsibilities of a Ship Security Officer (SSO), as defined in Section A/2.1.6 (and Section A/12) of the ISPS Code and in Section A-VI/5 of the STCW Code, as amended. It emphasizes, in particular, the duties and responsibilities of an SSO with respect to the security of a ship, for implementing and maintaining a Ship Security Plan and for liaising with the Company Security Officer (CSO) and with the Marine Facility Security Officers (MFSOs).
With this revision of the Ship Security Officer (SSO) course, specific training to address the problems of piracy and armed robbery against ships is emphasized. The framework for these revisions is found in Section A-VI/5 of the 2010 amendments to the STCW Code.
:- 2.5 days theory class
:- Valid seaman card
:- Valid marine medical