Maritime Security and Crisis Response Training

SHIELD provides security, crisis management and anti-piracy training to the maritime industry and organisations around the world.

We have worked on numerous maritime security projects and have experience in delivering security officer training courses and security concepts to non-passenger vessels, passenger vessels, terminals, ports and offshore platforms.

SHIELD uses the latest techniques available today in its training for maritime security operations to prevent and overcome any crisis situation in a waterborne environment.

Sea Marshal Training Program and Maritime Security-Crisis Response Course(s)

The Sea Marshal Training Program and the Maritime Security-Crisis Response courses, are designed to provide participants with an understanding and ability to perform accordingly, in the operational environment and meet the required standards issued for and by the Maritime Industry, organisations, governments etc.

Designed for (but not limited to)

  • Security Officers
  • Law Enforcement officers
  • Military personnel
  • Ship Captains/Officers and staff
  • Ship Security Officers (SSO)
  • Company Security Officers (CSO)
  • Port Facility Security Officers (PFSO)
  • Coast Guard personnel

Course Content

  • Basic Seamanship, Seafaring Rules and Customs
  • Law-of-the-Sea Conventions and organisations
  • International Maritime Organisation (IMO) – The rolls of IMO
  • Safety of Life at Sea Convention (SOLAS)
  • International Ship and Port Facility Security Code (ISPS Code)
  • Rules of Engagement (ROE)
  • Security and Contingency Procedures – The role of governments and ship owners
  • Maritime Security and Safety Measures
  • Stress Management
  • Professionalism and Ethics
  • Local and international law dealing with the Certified Sea Marshal Program
  • Detention, Treatment, Search and Seizure of hostel personnel
  • Written and Verbal Communications (in good English)
  • Force Options (active and passive measures)
  • Self Defensive and tactics for Marine Defence
  • Use and Handling of Firearms
  • Emergency Medical Assistance and Medical Evacuation Procedures
  • Communications, Watch Procedures and Reporting
  • Problem Solving and Critical Thinking
  • Water Survival and Rescue Training
  • Hazardous Materials and Explosive Awareness
  • Emergency Action Drills (EAD)
  • Interviewing and Questioning Techniques
  • Threat Identification and Response
  • Specialized Training