Dec 2020 Offering

This course is currently locked from receiving new registrations.

AWR144-V - Port and Vessel Security for Public Safety and Maritime Personnel
Date & Times
Dec 8, 2020 from 8 AM - 12 PM; Dec 9, 2020 from 8 AM - 12 PM

This instructor-led course is designed to provide participants with the basic competencies associated with port and vessel security as well as a working knowledge of maritime security appropriate to public safety responders in rural jurisdictions. The participants will be given instruction concerning specific maritime security regulations affecting facilities and vessels (e.g., MARSEC levels, SSI, TWIC, etc.) as well as potential hazards in the dock and vessel environment. Additional resources, such as HOMEPORT and Area Maritime Security Committees will also be discussed.

Course Objectives
Describe the characteristics of the U.S. Marine Transportation System (MTS) including the economic impact nationally as well as in their respective states; List common vessel types encountered in local area and define basic maritime terminology; Describe risks to the maritime sector that they might encounter in their respective jurisdictions such as ferries/passenger vessels, cargo vessels, facility intrusions, cyberattacks, natural disasters, etc.; List relevant U.S. codes, laws, and regulations important to the security posture of the facilities and vessels in their jurisdictions; Describe major concepts concerning sensitive security information; Describe the security measures required at each MARSEC level; Explain the significance of the TWIC card, including vetting procedures, security features, and suggestions for interface with facilities when TWIC violations occur; Describe dock and vessel safety concepts as they relate to law enforcement, fire service, emergency medical services, emergency management, public works, and natural resources personnel when responding to an incident; Utilize the Homeport site to obtain information about maritime security; and Explain how their participation in the Area Maritime Security Committee will assist in integrating their response role with the wider port security stakeholder group.

*Participants are required to use their own computer, tablet, or smartphone during the course. No group settings.

Max Attendance
40 (14 Open Seats)
Virtual Offering
Virtual Instructor-Led Course
Virtual Instructor-Led Course, MO 65102
POST Approved
Target Audiences
Public Health, Law Enforcement, HAZMAT, Government Administrative, Fire, Emergency Medical Services (EMS), and Emergency Management
Open To The Public
None Set
Registrant Notes

December 8-9, 2020; 8 am - 12 pm each day
Priority given to those in target audience.

Course Roster

Course registrants will be listed here along with their contributing role.

Name Organization
Beardslee, Tom Scott Co Emergency Mgt
Beasley, Jamie SEMA MO-1 DMAT/MOMORT
Besemer, Steven SEMA
Bonham, Michael Osage County Sheriff's Office
Borgmeyer, Nicholas State of Missouri
Brandenburg, Gloria SEMA-Region A Coordinator
Burkovich, Lisa NYS DHSES OEM
Coen, Timothy Lake Lotawana Mo Police Dept
Conrad, Jonathan Missouri State Highway Patrol
Everhart, Katrina Civil Air Patrol, USAF Auxiliary
Fields, Cy Monroe County Joint Communications
Geib, Jeromy Lee's Summit Fire Department
Koch, William Missouri State Highway Patrol
Miller, David Laclede County COAD
Morrow, Nicolle Missouri -1 Disaster Medical Assistance Team
Mueller, Darren Missouri Highway Patrol
O'Neal, Michael Platte County Sheriff Em Mgt
Poteet, Cassidy Johnson County Emergency Management
Rice, Andrea Osage Co. Emergency Management
Ruff, Michael Bates County Memorial Hospital
Sibley, Keith Missouri State Defense Force
soujaa, ismail City of Independence
Tobin, Trenton KSSDB
Weir, Victor Osage County Sheriff's Office
West, Mark American Red Cross