Those who successfully complete this course will be able to discharge the duties of PFSO, which typically include:
This course is approved by the Directorate General (Shipping), Govt. of India. It provides knowledge in communicating and coordinating effectively between ship and shore in matters of assessment of port security, development and implementation of port security plan, undertaking security inspections, reporting deficiencies, enhancing security awareness and coordinating with security agencies.
Shore-based personnel, who will be able to coordinate between ship and shore on matters of security- preferably with knowledge, understanding and experience of shipping and port/terminal operations. Those who may be designated to perform the duties and responsibilities of a Port Facility Security Officer.