Port State Safety Inspections

Course Info

Length: 1 Week

City: Istanbul

Type: In Classroom

Available Dates

  • July-08-2024

    Istanbul

  • Sep-09-2024

    Istanbul

  • Nov-11-2024

    Istanbul

Dates in Other Venues

  • July-01-2024

    London

  • July-15-2024

    Rotterdam

  • Aug-05-2024

    Dubai

  • Aug-12-2024

    Hamburg

  • Aug-19-2024

    Athens

  • Sep-02-2024

    London

  • Sep-16-2024

    Rotterdam

  • Oct-07-2024

    Dubai

  • Oct-14-2024

    Hamburg

  • Oct-21-2024

    Athens

  • Nov-04-2024

    London

  • Nov-18-2024

    Rotterdam

  • Dec-02-2024

    Dubai

  • Dec-09-2024

    Hamburg

  • Dec-16-2024

    Athens

Course Details

Course Outline

5 days course

  • Port State MOUs Worldwide: Insights into global collaboration and enforcement in port states.
  • Legal Background for PSC: Key legal frameworks supporting Port State Control.
  • SOLAS and Mandatory Certification: Critical issues and certification requirements under SOLAS.
  • Role of PSCOs in Compliance: Clarifying PSCO responsibilities to ensure SOLAS adherence.
  • SOLAS Certification Procedures: Overview of certification processes as per SOLAS.
  • Fundamental Principles of the SOLAS Convention: Understanding requirements and ongoing changes in SOLAS.
  • Individual Port State Policies: Examining actions by significant nations beyond SOLAS requirements.
  • Implementation Schedules: Schedules for SOLAS implementation and national legislation impacts.
  • PSC Detention and Reporting Criteria: Understanding the criteria and process for ship detention and reporting in Port State Control.
  • Administration of SOLAS: Exploring the responsibilities at different levels – ship, company, flag, port state, and professional bodies – in ensuring safety, firefighting, and personal survival.
  • Verifying Amendments to SOLAS and Preparing for PSC Inspections: Methods for staying updated with SOLAS amendments and effectively preparing for PSC inspections.
  • Addressing ‘Rust Buckets’ and Verifying Compliance: Strategies for identifying and handling vessels with compliance issues, particularly those in poor condition.
  • Identifying Major & Minor Non-Conformities: Understanding the difference between primary and minor non-conformities in maritime safety compliance.
  • Matching Certification with Physical Profile: Techniques for ensuring that a ship’s physical state aligns with its certification.
  • Rectification of Non-Conformities: Strategies and actions for addressing and rectifying non-conformities.
  • The 'No More Favourable Treatment' Paradigm: Exploring this principle and its impact on international maritime safety and compliance.
  • SOLAS Inspections and Associated Hazards for PSCOs: Assessing operational and safety issues PSCOs face during SOLAS inspections.
  • Technology Approvals in Maritime Safety: Processes for approving new technology solutions in safety and survival.
  • Sharing MOUs Data: Understanding the importance and methods of sharing data across Memorandums of Understanding.
  • Assessment of Vessel History Profile: Techniques for evaluating a vessel's history and its implications for safety and compliance.
  • Deciding on PSC Concentrated Campaigns: Strategies for planning and executing targeted PSC campaigns.
  • SOLAS Risk Assessment: Examining the processes and risks associated with safety, firefighting, and sea survival drills under SOLAS.
  • Sampling and Monitoring: Discuss issues and procedures for collecting safety management information effectively.
  • Interviewing Crew Members: Techniques for conducting compelling interviews with crew members to assess compliance and safety practices.
  • Interactive Realistic PSC Safety Inspection Case: Engaging participants in a simulated PSC safety inspection to apply learned concepts in a practical scenario.
  • Introducing Case Studies of Non-Compliance: Analysis of real-world examples to understand the consequences and rectification of non-compliance.
  • Obtaining Delegates' Feedback & Experiences: A session for participants to share their feedback and relate their professional experiences.
  • Open Discussion Sessions and Delegates Presentations: Facilitated discussions and presentations by delegates to foster collaborative learning and idea exchange.