SSO/CSO (Ship/Company Security Officer)

General information


The SSO/CSO (Ship/Company Security Officer) course has been designed to meet the requirements of the STCW Convention 1978, as amended, Table A-VI/5. Taking the IMO Model Course 3.19 as a guideline.

Course content:

  • Understanding the ISPS Code;
  • Current maritime security Threats;
  • Ship Security Planning; Security measures required at each security level;
  • Ship Security Surveys and assessment;
  • Monitoring Ship Security;
  • Profiling and dealing with Stakeholders with interest in the vessel.

Those who succesfully complete this course should be able to undertake the duties and responsibilities of a Ship/Company Security Officer.

Contact Person: Bie Van Deun / Mathias Smidt (


The highlighted icons, represent the fields of education (in compliance with ISCED Classification) engaged during this course/programme.

1022 - Safety", "1031 - Maritime security


Venue: Antwerp Maritime Academia
Antwerp, Belgium



670 EUR (including course material, certificate, lunch, coffee and water)


Academic level: Lifelong Learning
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