Marine Incident Investigation
- Course Type:
- Risk Management and Incident Investigation
- Training School:
- online course
- 1 day
The Marine Incident Investigation course is designed to provide you with the knowledge and skills necessary to effectively investigate and analyze maritime incidents. The course covers key topics such as the incident investigation process, data collection and analysis, interviewing techniques, and report writing. It also emphasizes the importance of identifying root causes and implementing corrective actions to prevent similar incidents from occurring in the future. You will be equipped with the necessary tools to fulfill the role of an investigator in the maritime industry and to improve safety performance.
Certification and approval
Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive a certificate.
The course is delivered through an online learning platform and consists of lectures, quizzes and case studies.
By the end of this course, you will be able to:
- understand the background and objectives of marine incident investigation, such as the relevant definitions, guidelines, and regulations
- plan and prepare for an investigation, such as the initial actions, the investigation team, the scope and objectives, and the resources
- collect and analyze evidence, such as interviewing witnesses, collecting physical evidence, applying human factors, and using analysis tools and techniques
- write and communicate an investigation report, such as using a clear structure, style, and format, and presenting the findings and recommendations
- Purpose and definitions
- Investigation process
- Collecting evidence
- Causes identification
- Incident reporting
- Corrective actions
Regulations and guidelines
This course is based on the following regulations and guidelines:
- International Safety Management Code (ISM);
- IMO Model Course 3.11;`
- IMO Resolution MSC.255(84) Casualty Investigation Code;
- MCA Code of Safe Working Practices
The course is intended for seafarers, ship managers, surveyors, auditors, inspectors, and other maritime professionals who are involved in or responsible for the investigation of marine incidents and accidents.