U.S. Port State Control: Shipshape and Inspection Ready

Foreign flag vessels entering U.S. waters should be aware of the U.S. Port State Control process, and be prepared for USCG inspections, the Customs and Border Protection (CBP) immigration process and agricultural inspections.

This video walks your crew through these different scenarios, and includes up-to-date information. Produced with the assistance of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security in 2012.


  • Reasons for U.S. Port State Control
  • How to prepare for a successful inspection
  • Why some vessels are more likely to be inspected and detained, including an explanation of the targeting matrix
  • Familiarization with typical inspection scenarios
Available on:On Demand
Length: 20
Audio: EN
Subtitles: EN, CH, RU, SP
Item no: DVD0-02
Categories: Deck Operations

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