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“Caret periculo, qui etiam cum est tutus, cavet” Publilius

Maritime Safety & Security TRAINING CENTER

ANTI-PIRACY AWARENESS FOR SEAFARERS


“Caret periculo, qui etiam cum est tutus, cavet� Publilius

Since 2009 the annual amount of pirate incidents has crossed 400 ! Only in 2010 there were reported 1270 seafarers who experienced hostage situation. Some of were taken from the board of vessel. ABOUT 40% OF THE VESSELS ARE NOT REPORTED AS HIJACKED Pirates are braver, better armed and more ruthless as never before. Using crews as human shield they negotiate ransoms for months. In the meantime to soften shipowners the torture and even murder the captives with no mercy. Currently the Gulf of Aden and Somali Basin are not the borders for the pirates. They hijack vessels in Omani and even at Indian waters! Recent reports about killed seafarers at the West Coast of Africa indicate that local pirates can kill as well.


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TRAINING COURSE Goals of the course: -

Preparation

for

operating

and

commanding the crew during pirate incident; -

Facilitation

for

recommended

behavior in the time of negotiations with pirates; - Getting attendants to known what to do in case of rescue operation; - Realization the issue of hostage Benefis for participants: - getting to known with threat of pirate attacks at sea - getting to known with the ways of dealing with pirate attack - getting to known with knowledge of commanding the vesseland crew to minimize losses in case of pirate attack and longlasting hostage situation - obtaining certificate after course

situation and providing tips how to survive long-lasting hostage situation


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DAY I Theoretical course: - Political situation in Somalia and its affect on current piracy threat and plausible connections with local and global terrorist organizations; - Hostage situation as a result of pirate attack. Analysis of threat, hijackers

profiles,

psychological

aspects of hostage situation; - Case study of VLCC Sirus Star or MV Beluga Nomination—ship and crew commanding to minimize all

DAY II Practical training:

threats and lossess; - Will take place on the board of vessel for proper stimulation of environment; -

Attendants will play the role of

hostages; - On the simulation there will be co n d u cte d

fo l l o wi n g

e l e m e n ts :

boarding, take over of command, hostage

situation,

naval

forces

operation for release the unit and crew.

For practical part of the course, there will be used weapons with dummy rounds and firecrackers.


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Our trainers and experts: LCDR (R) Sebastian Kalitowski- former team leader of special combat divers unit of Polish Navy „Formoza”- Polish Navy Seals.

His

interests

are

related

to

maritime tactics used by counter terrorists and security of ships, port facilities and psychology of terrorist activities. Founder Our methods:

and chairman of MS&S. CPT. Piotr Budzynowski* - Master

of

- Good preparation for this kind of

MV Beluga Nomination. He and his crew

threats cannot be provided only in

experienced the most ruthless aggression

theory. Our trainings put emphasis

from the Somali pirates among all the

at practical knowledge;

pirate attacks in 2011 and survived three months captivity. CPT.

Marek

commanded

Niski* VLCC

In

2008

SIRIUS

he

STAR,

hijacked by pirates at high seas, far from

- Information gained for training courses is fresh thank to constant and professional analysis or both piracy and terrorism at sea issues;

high-risk area. All crew came back home

- Our programme is based on

and vessel was not damaged significantly.

international materials as BMP-4

MJR PhD Angelika Szymañska– Military

and updated after consultation with

psychologist responsible for preparing

the

soldiers for stabilizing missions. Expert in

experienced pirate attacks and long

PTSD (Posttraumatic stress disorder).

lastng hostage situation.

experts

who

alredy

- The experts of MS&S have long and various experience in their professions not only at military field * Presence of the captains depends on their shipping schedule

but in merchant marine too.


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PLACE OF COURSES TRAINING CENTRE Maritime Safety &Security is situated in Polish city Szczecin - 150 kilometres from Berlin Airport. At the place, we offer fully prepared lecture room, infrastructure as hotel and restaurant and taining ground for practical exercises.

ON BOARD COURSES Our team is ready to come to the port where crew and vessel stay or come to another place comfortable for shipping company. Duration of the course can be adjusted to the shipping plan. Thanks to that you can: - reduce costs of transportation for participants; - spare time excluding additional days for business trip for the attendees; - keep your crew on board, ready for unexpected tasks.


“Caret periculo, qui etiam cum est tutus, cavet” Publilius

Maritime Safety & Security Training Center Since 2007 we provide professional maritime security training courses for Vessel Protection Teams. As the second company in the world we prepared special antipiracy training course for seafarers who do not have tactical experience.

CONTACT Address: Maritime Safety & Security Sp. z o.o. ul. Dêbogórska 22 71-717 Szczecin-Poland Phone: +48 91 433 63 60 Mobile(24h): +48 602 71 08 49 (£ukasz Droñ) e-mail: office@maritime-security.eu skype: maritime-security www.maritime-security.eu www.shipcitadel.com

Member Signatory:

Member of: International Code of Conduct for Private Security Service Providers

Security Association for Maritime Industry


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