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Certificate in Maritime Transport Security

Study current and future threats in maritime transport security

Starts 19 May 2021

Delivered Online

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Certificate in Transport Security

Transport security is a vast area - from the safety of the basic infrastructure of ports, terminals and harbours, to the safety of the shipping company, the ship and its systems, and the crew. It is increasingly vital that all involved in the industry are aware not only of the basics of transport security, but also the latest dangers, the regulatory issues, and the methods of dealing with risk.

When: 19 May 2021
Where: Delivered online with the support of leading industry experts
Duration: 14 weeks part-time

Ideal for:

  • Port managers, terminal managers, and harbour masters
  • Shipboard personnel, ship owners, fleet managers, commercial managers and office staff
  • Head of Security / Head of Safety ashore
  • Armed response teams and officers
  • Marine insurers, risk managers, crisis management professionals, and consultants
  • New entrants to the maritime security industry, including those from a security background who require more information on maritime logistics

Course Modules | Courses Fees | Meet the Experts | About Online Learning

100% Online - Learn from wherever you are!

At Lloyd’s Maritime Academy, lifelong learning is a concept that we’re passionate about and for this reason, we make it as accessible and flexible for our students.

Online learning puts you in control of your learning – especially suitable for all of us in the maritime industry where we often spend time away from home. With our courses you are free to study when, where and how you choose, and in the style and the speed that is right for you. Early morning, in a work break, late at night - it is entirely up to you so you can fit your education around your work and/or family commitments.

So what’s stopping you? Get in touch today and find out how we can help provide you with a timely career boost.


  • Maritime Transport Security: an overview
  • Maritime Security
  • Security Control Measures and Risk Mitigation
  • Information and Data Security
  • Piracy and Terrorism
  • Crisis Management and Business Continuity Planning
  • Laws and Regulations Concerning Transport Security
  • Operational Resilience

Download the full course syllabus to find out more about each module and what you will learn on the course.

Learn online with the support of industry experts


Charles Swanson
Security and Risk Management Consultant

Charles has a Master's degree in Security and Risk Management, is a Fellow of the Security Institute (where he sits on the Academic Board), and is a specialist with the Institute of Risk Management.

He served with the Royal Military Police for 22 years specialising in security, and since 2003 has been heavily involved in maritime security, concentrating on counter-terrorism and anti-piracy strategies.

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