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Professional Mariner Training

Vessel Personnel with Designated Security Duties (VPDSD)

with Capt Anderson


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This course is intended to provide the knowledge required for personnel who are assigned responsibilities of a Vessel Personnel with Designated Security Duties (VPDSD) to perform their duties in accordance with the requirements of the Maritime Transportation Security Act of 2002, Chapter XI2 of   SOLAS 74 as amended, the IMO ISPS Code, and the US Coast Guard regulations contained in 33 CFR Chapter 1 Subchapter H. The course aim is also to meet the mandatory minimum requirements for knowledge, understanding and proficiency in Table A-VI/5 of the STCW Code and the mandatory raining requirements in 33 CFR Part 104. This course was designed using IMO Model Course 3.26 Security Training for Seafarers with Designated Security Duties (2012 edition).

The course will satisfy:

Any applicant who has successfully completed our Vessel Personnel with Designated Security Duties (VPDSD) (SUNYDP-747) course will satisfy the training requirements of 46 CFR 12.625(a)(1) and STCW Table A-VI/6-2 for an STCW endorsement as Vessel Personnel with Designated Security Duties


This course is intended to meet the requirements as listed above in the Approved Course Certificate section.

Entry standards

This course is open to students who have a need for such training as required by the United States Coast Guard and STCW as amended. Each student should be in good physical health and speaks and understands English. Students must have TWIC card

  • Oct 27th, 2020
    Tue - Wed from 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Professional Education Training

6 Pennyfeild Ave
Throggs Neck, NY 10465 Get directions

Room: Fort L-203

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