IRCLASS Academy Launches First-Ever Port Facility Security Internal Auditor Training Program

IRCLASS Academy, the educational arm of the Indian Register of Shipping, has successfully conducted its first-ever Port Facility Security Internal Auditor training program. This landmark event took place at the Rashtriya Raksha University, School of Integrated Coastal and Maritime Security Studies in Ahmedabad and also included comprehensive training for Port Facility Security Officers.

The inauguration was honored by Dr. Prabhakaran Paleri, Emeritus Resource Faculty and Former Director General of the Indian Coast Guard. In his address, Dr. Paleri highlighted the critical importance of robust security measures in safeguarding port facilities and enhancing maritime security.

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The training program was designed to address contemporary security challenges and featured several unique components. Key among these were special sessions on Cyber Security in Ports and Narcotics Identification and Control, aimed at providing participants with cutting-edge knowledge and practical skills. Dr. Heena Goswami, a distinguished professor from Gujarat National Law University and an expert in Narcotics and Forensics, delivered an insightful session on practical dos and don’ts for port personnel in the event of discovering narcotics.

Participants from major ports, maritime boards, and private ports attended the training, gaining valuable insights and hands-on experience. The program aimed to enhance their capabilities in maintaining port security and conducting thorough internal audits.

Amit Bhatnagar, Head of IRCLASS Academy, remarked, “IRCLASS Academy is committed to advancing the knowledge and skills of maritime professionals, ensuring the highest standards of security and operational efficiency in the industry. This training program marks a significant milestone in our ongoing efforts to support the maritime sector with innovative and relevant training solutions.”

This successful training program underscores IRCLASS Academy’s dedication to bolstering maritime security and operational excellence, paving the way for safer and more secure port facilities.

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