All seafarers, except for SSO and those who are in charge of specific security tasks, they must have followed the Designated Security Duties (DSD) course.
Report security incidents, including piracy or armed threat or robbery;
Knowledge of procedures to be followed if a security threat is observed;
Can occur in security-related emergencies and knowledge of ship security plans.
The course will be concluded with an exam.
Proficiency in Designated Security Duties, STCW reg. VI/6 section A-VI/6, Table A-VI/6-2