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Designated Person Ashore (DPA)

Course Duration

1 Day

Course Objectives

  • Shipboard operations
  • The history, requirements and implications of the ISM Code 2018 and changes
  • Interpretation of the ISM Code and other mandatory rules and regulations
  • The basis and need for safety management systems and managing all identified risks
  • Role, responsibilities and authority of the DPA
  • The importance of effective communication with shipboard personnel and top management
  • Ensuring timely and effective assessments and audits to identify non-conformances
  • Accident, incident, hazardous occurrence and near miss analysis, reporting and corrective action
  • Safety management system certification requirements (DOC and SMC)