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Port State Control



The course Port State Control is aimed at anyone interested in understanding the Port State Control procedures and inspections. This may include Ship Managers, Technical Superintendents, Ship Masters, Officers and Seafarers; Surveyors; P&I and/or Insurance Inspectors; etc.

Course Objectives:

At the end of this course the participants will be able to:

  • To provide an understanding of how a Port State Control operates
  • Assist participants to avoid the Concentrated Inspection Campaigns organized by Paris and extensive checklists.
  • Understand the relationship between PSC and administrations
  • Learn what type of Deficiencies & Detainable items exist under each convention

Targeted Audience:

  • Operation Managers

  • Technical Managers

  • DPAS and other shore-based personnel involved in port state control issues 

  • Perticular all the officers on board a vessel 

Course Outlines:

Unit 1: 

  • Legal Background - Clear

  • Clear Grounds and ISPS Code

  • PSC History

  • What is a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU)

Unit 2: 

  • Vessel's obligations

  • Reporting Obligation

  • Classification for Ships  and Companies Categories of Inspection

Unit 3: 

  • Tokyo MoU Targeting System

  • USCG Port State Control

  • What is Equasis?

  • Boarding Procedures of PSC Inspectors

Unit 4: 

  • Port State Contro

  • How to deal with Port State Control Officer-Inspector

  • What happens if the ship is not in order?

  • Banning from EU Ports

Unit 5: 

  • What happens if the ship is not in order?

  • Deficiencies and Detainable items-Solas

  • Deficiencies and detainable items

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