ISPS Code: Port Facility Security Officer (PFSO)

Course Info

Length: 1 Week

City: Rotterdam

Type: In Classroom

Available Dates

  • July-08-2024

    Rotterdam

  • Sep-09-2024

    Rotterdam

  • Nov-11-2024

    Rotterdam

Dates in Other Venues

  • July-01-2024

    Dubai

  • July-22-2024

    Athens

  • Aug-05-2024

    London

  • Aug-12-2024

    Istanbul

  • Aug-19-2024

    Hamburg

  • Sep-02-2024

    Dubai

  • Sep-16-2024

    Athens

  • Oct-07-2024

    London

  • Oct-14-2024

    Istanbul

  • Oct-21-2024

    Hamburg

  • Nov-04-2024

    Dubai

  • Nov-18-2024

    Athens

  • Dec-02-2024

    London

  • Dec-09-2024

    Istanbul

  • Dec-16-2024

    Hamburg

Course Details

Course Outline

5 days course

  • Genesis of ISPS Code – the terrorist threat against ships and ports – other types of illicit activities and threats to security and safety
  • London diplomatic conference – SOLAS Chapter XI-2 and the ISPS Code - Functional requirements – responsibilities and roles of governments and various actors in ports

  • Duties of a PFSO
  • Piracy threat and recent developments
  • Security levels

  • PFSA – methods, tools, personnel, documentation
  • PFSS – definition, how to conduct
  • Explosive Devices (IEDs) and weapons
  • PFSP – essential elements, rationale, definition, how to conduct

  • The IMO Guide to Maritime Security and the ISPS Code
  • Recognition of persons likely to pose a security threat
  • Security Equipment
  • Contingency Planning – security coordinator, searches, crowd management
  • Search Plans

  • Port Introbel Exercise
  • Contracting Government Auditing of the PFSA & PFSP, national oversight, security and compliance
  • GISIS modules
  • The Instruction Techniques and Drills & Exercises

Course Video