This course is intended to familiarize ship and shore-based personnel with the obligations and duties of Flag States. Moreover, this course describes how shipping administrations discharge their duties.
Participants will be introduced to all the different stakeholders involved in the industry enabling them to understand and fulfil their new roles better with regard to important maritime structures and regulations.
This module explains in detail international and regional conventions in the field of ship safety and protection of the marine environment, and their structure, content and application is presented.
This module deals with the requirements of the ISM Code, including the 2010 Amendments, for shipping companies and ships' staff. In addition, the obligations and responsibilities of the parties involved in the implementation of the ISM Code are explained.
The SOLAS Convention is the most important of all the international conventions concerning the safety of merchant ships. The main objective of this Convention is to specify minimum standards for the construction, equipment and operation of ships.
This course aims to raise awareness related to the hazards involved in the carriage of dangerous goods and imparting necessary knowledge to individuals to effectively contribute to the safe carriage of dangerous goods at sea.
The course will identify and focus on some of the typical problems with today's Safety Management Systems (SMS) in practice. Different methods and approaches to make the system more efficient will then be examined and evaluated.
This course aims to provide knowledge to those designated to perform the duties and responsibilities of a Search and Rescue On-Scene Coordinator (OSC) for a search and rescue incident on board any kind of vessel or ship in the initial phases of the incident, as defined in the International Aeronautical and Maritime Search and Rescue Manual (IAMSAR), Volume III.
This course will provide principles and methods to give an insight in the effectiveness of a Safety Management System based upon the ISM Code.
This module provides an overview on the legal framework and gives advice on the practical implementation of provisions for the maintenance of life-saving appliances and fire-fighting equipment on board seagoing ships.
IMO Conventions are highly dynamic documents with several amendments and resolutions. The course provides an updates of latest issues, linking the same with existing regulations and their effect on new building as well as ship-in-operation.
By targeting the key issues which are in fact the basics when undertaking a standard sea safety training course, the aim of the seminar is to improve the background knowledge of those who are responsible for personal safety on board seagoing ships.
The course will provide explanations and solutions to enable participants to comply in good time with the new amendment to SOLAS III/7-1 that will come into force on 1st July 2014.
This course provides practical guidance on how to prepare for and manage PSC inspections.
The course provides participants with the knowledge, understanding and proficiencies necessary for undertaking the role of them Designated Person (DP) under the provisions of the ISM Code.
This course will provide shipping and offshore company employees with the knowledge and tools necessary for performing and managing internal auditing procedures. Verification principles and methods for implementation of both formal and informal audit procedures will be examined and applied.
Participants will have a sound and practical background for audit performance, including auditing practices guidance, preparation, execution and follow-up and will understand the audit as a management tool. The lecture, discussions, individual practical exercises will take place by using the Survey Simulator.