The Security Department in a cruise ship is responsible for maintaining a safe and secure environment for passengers and crew members onboard. They work to prevent and deter criminal activity, as well as respond quickly and effectively in the event of an emergency or security threat. The department is responsible for conducting security checks on passengers, screening luggage and cargo, and monitoring access to restricted areas of the ship.
CHIEF SECURITY OFFICER
The Chief Security Officer on a cruise ship is a high-ranking officer responsible for overseeing all security operations on board. This includes implementing security policies, training Security Personnel and other crew members in security procedures and coordinating security activities while the ship is in port. The Chief Security Officer is a professionally trained security expert who is responsible for maintaining security records and ensuring that all aspects of the security program are strictly followed. In addition, the Chief Security Officer is responsible for anti-drug trafficking and anti-terrorist measures and oversees the Security Guards duties at the gangways.
DEPUTY SECURITY OFFICER
The Deputy Security Officer on a cruise ship is responsible for supervising and training the subordinate security staff, enforcing the company’s rules and regulations, and controlling all points of entry to the vessel. They perform regular safety and security inspections, coordinate with local port security personnel, and oversee the gangways and tender docking stations. Additionally, they enforce the captain’s standing orders and are responsible for maintaining appropriate security measures and safety equipment on the ship.
A Security Guard on a cruise ship is responsible for maintaining the security and safety of passengers, crew, and the ship itself. They control points of entry and screen guests, crew, and luggage for potential threats. Security Guards operate at the Gangway while the ship is in port and at the tender docking stations while on anchor. Their duties include monitoring security aboard the ship 24/7, performing regular safety rounds of public, crew, and off-limit areas, and conducting frequent security inspections of crew quarters during their duty hours. They also respond to emergency situations, investigate security incidents, and report any suspicious activities to the higher authorities.
- LICENSES / CERTIFICATES OF TRAINING
- STCW ‘ 78 COURSES
- OTHER COURSES REQUIRED (TYPE OF VESSEL)
- SEVERAL YEARS EXPERIENCE