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Introduction to Port State Inspections

introdcution to port state inspections


This course has been introduced to provide a comprehensive and detailed insight into the application, requirements and various outcomes of a vessel undergoing a Port State Control Inspection.

The online course consists of 1 module that must be completed within 6 months. The module consists of text and charts to help you with your learning and 10 multiple choice questions which you are expected to pass by 70%.

On successful completion of the module you will be rewarded with a Certificate in ‘Port State Inspections’.

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Module includes

  • An Introduction to Port State Control Inspection
  • Regions and Co-operation between Port States
  • Port State Control Inspections
  • Deficiencies and Detentions

Meet the Author

Hugh N. McQuaid

Master Mariner
Hugh is a retired ship Master with sixteen years multi-national command experience in oil tankers from 25,000 dwt to VLCCs.

He is a Lloyds registered External Lead Assessor for both ISO 9002 and ISM Code and a registered OCIMF Inspector.

He held four United Kingdom Pilotage Licences by examination.

Hugh has spent some fifteen years running his own business, with experience in inspection and audit management systems.

He is a long term member of the Royal Institute of Navigation and a member of the Chartered Quality Institute.

Supported by:

Keystone Law
Global HR & Payroll Expertise (CESG)
British Marine
PYA - The Professional Yachting Association
Ocean Independence
MYBA - The Worldwide Yachting Association
Marine Society
Lead Yacht Underwriters Limited
IASA - The International Association of Ship Repair Agents