Vessel Security Search

Vessels carrying expensive cargo are prime targets for crime and piracy. On average, there are 200 reported incidents of armed, violent maritime crime each year. Fortunately, with proper training and practice, your crew can prevent these dangerous, costly incidents. In this video, you'll learn how to identify security threats, review the elements of a Ship Security plan, how to perform a full vessel security sweep, and how to find and process stowaways.


  • Understand common maritime security issues, including human threats and threats posed by illicit materials
  • Review proper security sweep techniques, including assembling your search team and using effective search patterns and strategies
  • See the common vessel stowaway locations, including the bridge, decks, cabins, cargo holds, and the engine room
  • Learn the actions to take if you encounter a suspicious object or contraband
  • Know what to do if you locate a stowaway, including who to report them to
Available on:On Demand
Length: 12
Audio: EN
Subtitles: EN, CH, SP
Item no: DVD0-102
Categories: Security
STCW: Security Awareness (A-VI/6-1)

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