PROVIDERS OF MARITIME SECURITY TRAINING
Applied Research Associates, Inc.
119 Monument Place
Vicksburg, MS 39180
Phone: (601) 638-5401
Fax: (601) 634-0631
Contact: Phillip L. Doiron (firstname.lastname@example.org)
ARA is a research and engineering company offering defense and civil technologies. The
company’s Security Engineering staff can assist with security assessments, development and
review of security policies and procedures, and with personnel training tailored to the needs of
Black & Veatch Special Projects Corp.
661 College Blvd., Q6
Overland Park, KS 66211
Phone: (913) 458-4393
Fax: (913) 458-4700
Contact: Ed Wiseman (email@example.com)
Black & Veatch is the contractor for the U.S. Coast Guard’s review of all maritime Facility
Security Plans (FSP), and is providing associated training on the relevant regulations and
The Kansas City-based company also offers three- and four-day courses to private
industry and port personnel as Facility Security Officers or Facility Personnel with Security
Duties, as well as security training for other Port Personnel. Training courses are held at the
company’s Washington, DC, facilities or Kansas City facilities, or at individual port facilities by
Black and Veatch also offers services in support of facility operators who require
clarification or consultation related to writing, submitting, and implementing port security plans.
Embarcadero Systems Corporation
1701 Harbor Bay Parkway
Alameda, CA 94502
Phone: (510) 749-7400
Fax: (510) 749-3800
Contact: Sean Strawbridge, Vice President, Professional Services (firstname.lastname@example.org)
The ESC Professional Services Group offers over twenty years of expertise in maritime
operations and security. The company has extensive experience in security assessments and
inspections, drafting Facility Security Plans, and completing TSA Port Security Applications.
Facility-specific security system design and support includes systems integration and project
management, with knowledge of federal and government agency programs. ESC can develop
and coordinate facility security drills and exercise and establish performance metrics and
Enterprise Protection Associates
1275 West 6th Avenue
Vancouver, BC, Canada V6H 1A6
Phone: (604) 677-1607
Fax: (604) 688-5032
Contact: Stuart Bourhill (email@example.com)
Enterprise Protection Associates offers web-based (eLearning) and classroom, full-featured
ISPS Code compliant security training for all port facility stakeholders and personnel tailored to
meet their individual knowledge, responsibility and function needs. The company’s familiarity
with the ISPS Code and related MTSA/MTSR regulations is demonstrated in topics and lesson
plans such as:
Security Overview. (Purpose and Objectives, Key Terms, Definitions and Acronyms,
Administration and Organizational Structure for Port Security)
Security Duties & Responsibilities. (Marine Facility Security Assessment, Marine Facility
Security Plan, Marine Facility personnel with security responsibilities, Drills and Exercises)
Security Access Controls. (Physical Security Measures, Logical Security Measures, Access
Controls, Personnel Identification)
Communications. (Escalation/De-escalation Procedures, Media Protocols)
Global Marine Security Systems Company
245 Park Avenue, 39th Floor
New York, NY 10167
Phone: (212) 420-0233
Fax: (212) 614-2375
Contact: Mark Dunn (firstname.lastname@example.org)
GMSSCO provides comprehensive security training, security solutions and risk management
programs for the maritime sector that are fully compliant with the ISPS Code, MTSA and USCG
regulations. The company can conduct Port Facility Security Assessments and Ship Security
Assessments and write Port Facility Security Plans and Ship Security Plans. In addition to
General Security Awareness Training Courses, training is offered for Ship Security Officers, Port
Facility Security Officers, and Company Security Officers.
IDS International LLC
174 Bellevue Avenue, Suite 300
Newport, RI 02840
Phone: (401) 848-0206
Fax: (401) 848-0207
Contact: Steve Healey, Senior Maritime Security Trainer (email@example.com)
IDS International offers the following training programs:
• Training for Facility Security Officers. Three-day course for Port Facility Security Officers
encompassing the necessary compliance responsibilities for the international and U.S. Port
Facility Security requirements.
• Training for Facility Personnel with Security Duties. One-day training course provides
personnel with security duties the tools necessary to carry out assigned duties under the
ISPS Code and CFRs.
• Training for all other Port Personnel. One-day training course providing all other port
personnel with an understanding of the new International and U.S. Port Security
Maritime & Underwater Security Consultants
116225 Park Ten Place, Suite 110
Houston, TX 77084
Phone: (281) 647-7972
Fax: (281) 647-9282
Contact: Steve Joss (firstname.lastname@example.org)
MUSC has over 30 years experience in specialist maritime security consulting, and has already
trained over 2500 port security personnel worldwide in compliance with the ISPS code.
Courses available include:
• Training for Facility Security Officers. Three-day course fully compliant with ISPS and
MTSA. MUSC has trained over 500 Facility Security Officers worldwide and has also
trained many government agencies.
• Training for Facility Personnel with Security Duties. MUSC provides a one-day course
which covers all the requirements for security personnel to conduct their duties as required
by the MTSA and ISPS.
• Training for all other Port Personnel. MUSC provides a half-day course for non-security
personnel which provides the attendees a sound and practical security awareness
MacDonnell Group Ltd.
1505 Barrington Street, Suite 1100
Halifax, NS B3J 2Z1
Phone: (902) 425-3980
Fax: (902) 423-7593
Contact: Richard Morash (email@example.com)
MacDonnell Group provides comprehensive security training, security solutions and risk
management programs for the maritime sector that are fully compliant with the ISPS Code and
individual country regulations. The company conducts Port Facility Security Assessments and
Ship Security Assessments and has prepared numerous Port Facility Security Plans. In addi-
tion to General Security Awareness Training Courses, training is offered for Ship Security
Officers, Port Facility Security Officers, and Company Security Officers in the following
• Training for Facility Security Officers. Three-day course for Port Facility Security Officers
encompassing the necessary compliance responsibilities for the international Port Facility
• Training for Facility Personnel with Security Duties/Responsibilities. One-day training
course provides personnel with security responsibilities the knowledge and tools necessary
to carry out assigned duties under the ISPS Code and CFRs.
• Training for all other Port Personnel. Training provided for all other port personnel with an
understanding of the new Port Security Regulations.
• Preparation of Internal Security Procedures. Develop security procedures to allow
implementation and monitoring of an approved security plan.
• Security Audits. Review existing security plans for compliance with ISPS Code Regulations
of signature country.
• Drill and Exercise Management. Preparation and management of drills and exercises
required for the implementation of an approved security plan.
• Design Facility Security and Infrastructure. Our engineers have many years experience with
marine facility design.
• Marine Security Business Plans. Preparation of business plans related to implementation of
security plan measures including capital and operating cost forecasts, tariff setting and grant
3471 N. Federal Highway, Suite 506
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33306
Phone: (954) 567-4700
Fax: (954) 567-2511
Contact: Ron Thomason, Vice President, Operation (firstname.lastname@example.org)
SeaSecure provides ISPS Code and MTSA-compliant training that conforms to the IMO’s model
course outline. SeaSecure conducts training courses at its Ft. Lauderdale location, and the
facility security officer training can be provided for clients at their own site. The company offers
a five-day Maritime Security Management and Operations Course, which is also available as a
video/DVD training program.
Instruction is also available for facility personnel with specific security duties, enabling
them to meet performance requirements at each MARSEC level. Training in basic maritime
domain awareness for port personnel without specific security duties will enable them to
understand the nature of the threat, the vulnerabilities of their facility and operations, and their
responsibilities at all MARSEC levels.
Trident Security Associates, LLC
7320 E. Fletcher Avenue
Tampa, FL 33637
Phone: (813) 298-0432
Fax: (813) 426-3685
Contact: Len Cross (813-909-7669) email@example.com
Trident Security Associates offers the following training programs:
• Training for Facility Security Officers. Comprehensive and facility-specific instruction
satisfying regulatory requirements and providing Facility Security Officers with security
management tools necessary for maintaining compliant oversight of regulated facilities.
• Training for Facility Personnel with Security Duties. Regulatory compliant instruction
offering the necessary skills and knowledge required to help security personnel safeguard
maritime operations and maintain facility security program integrity.
• Training for all other Port Personnel. Regulatory compliant instructor-led, on-line or DVD-
delivered facility maritime security awareness instruction designed to prepare non-security
personnel to work in secured maritime environments.