problem 1: In the context of Regulation 1 of the International Safety Management (ISM) Code state the given:
a) Three objectives of the Code.
b) Three safety management objectives of the Company.
c) Two requirements that the safety management system of a company must comply with.
problem 2: The ISM code needs the adoption of a Safety Management System (SMS) on board ships.
a) Define what a Safety Management System (SMS) is.
b) List some items contained in the Safety Management System (SMS).
problem 3: A seafarer working aboard the MV ‘ISM Complier’ has raised non-conformity (NC) regarding the lack of training for operating a deck crane. Describe the actions the company must follow according to the provisions of Regulation 9 of the ISM Code.
problem 4: The ISM Code establishes that a ship covered by the code must be operated by a company which has been issued with a Document of Compliance (DoC) relevant to that ship.
a) List three organizations which can issue the DoC.
b) State the validity and periodical verification needs for the DoC.
c) What is the main purpose of the periodic verification and what records are checked throughout this type of audit?
problem 5: The Ship Security Officer (SSO) and the Company Security Officer (CSO) are roles designated under the International Ship and Port Facility (ISPS) Code. Define each of such roles, name that will designate them and describe what their main responsibilities are:
a) Ship Security Officer (SSO).
b) Company Security Officer (CSO).
problem 6: Under the ISPS Code, a port facility is needed to act upon the security level set by the Contracting Government in whose territory it is located.
a) List five activities which ports are needed to carry out at Security Level 1.
b) If a ship security level is more than that of the port facility, what actions must the Port Facility Security Officer take?
problem 7: Describe ten actions you would suggest the Master to take following the discovery of a stowaway on board his vessel.
problem 8: As a Company Security Officer, you are informed that one of the vessels under your responsibility is to sail from Europe to India through the Suez Canal. The main security threat when transiting the Gulf of Aden is the risk of piracy attacks. List and describe ten procedures and security measures which the Master/SSO can implement to mitigate the risk.