John Twiss, Chief Operating Officer at IMSA Ltd explains the new mandatory security training requirements brought about by the 2010 Manila Amendments.
He explains the confusion surrounding the Manila Amendments and the implications to the shipping industry and individuals alike. This new training needs to take place for all seafarers before January 2014 when certification needs to be in place and will be enforced by Port Facility Controls. The 2 new courses are “Proficiency in Designated Security Duties (PDSD) & “Proficiency in Security Awareness (PSA)
Please view the FULL videos below to gain a clear insight into the new changes