Vessel Security Officer

Vessel Security Officer

Did You Know?

Shipping giant Maersk was forced to replace tens of thousands of servers and computers in the aftermath of a ransomware attack. The Maersk computer system runs an operation that handles 20% of all world trade; it carries an average of 20,000 containers into ports around the world, every 15 minutes. The attack caused a loss of $250 - $300 million.

Any applicant who satisfactorily completes the MRNSKL-844 Vessel Security Officer (VSO) (On-Line) course will satisfy:

  • The training requirements of 33 CFR 104.215(d)(I)(iv) and STCW Code Section A­-VI/5 for an STCW endorsement as Vessel Security Officer.

  • Introduction to Ship Security
  • Maritime Security Policy
  • Security Responsibilities
  • Ship Security Assessment
  • Security equipment and systems
  • Vessel Security Plan
  • Threat Identification, Recognition, and Response
  • Vessel Security Actions
  • Emergency Preparedness, Drills, and Exercises
  • Security Administration
  • Security Training

The Benefits of Mariner’s Skills Online Courses:

  • Flexible course enrollment
  • Interactive online program proctored by industry experts
  • Affordable and convenient with volume license discounts for corporate customers
  • USCG approved certificate of completion issued upon successful program completion and online exam PLUS an in-person practical assessment.

Upon registration, courses are conveniently accessible online for candidates to participate at their own pace and on their own schedule.

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Course Features

  • Duration: 24 Hours
  • Pass Score: 70%
  • Id: MRNSKL-844
  • Course: USCG Approved
  • Self-paced online course & course completion exam.
  • Requires an in-person assessment – offered either at Wilton, CT or Houston, Tx.
Price: $500