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Our Services

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Facility and Vessel Security Plan Management

We provide comprehensive security plan development to exceed MTSA regulatory requirements and provide a functional basis for your security posture.

  • Physical Security Assessments (Threat, Vulnerability, and Consequence)
  • Security Plan Development
  • Annual Security Plan Audits
  • Security Plan Revisions.

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Security Support Services

Our Security Support Services provide tools for our clients to meet their security needs. Effective security management requires and adept and flexible host of skillsets. SMSTC, LLC provides support services at your request to maintain all phases of your physical security.

  • K-9 drug and explosive detection
  • Underwater Hazardous Device (explosives) Detection
  • Workplace Behavioral Support Services including: Identifying indicators of transformational behaviors (non-threat to threat), preparations for downsizing the corporate footprint, and critical incident stress management (natural disasters)

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Team Risk Minimization Training

Team Risk Minimization Training orientates your work teams to effective risk management through team-building and Reducing the probability of human error by increasing individual and team effectiveness. This course introduces your teams to proven risk minimization techniques that can be adapted to everyday task assignments. Course modules include:

  • Effective Leadership
  • Effective Task Analysis
  • Adaptability and Flexibility
  • Situational Awareness
  • Decision Making
  • Effective Communication
  • Assertiveness

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Port Security Plan Management

Port Security Assessments (Threat, Vulnerability, and Consequence)

  • Assessing Critical Operations of the Port
  • Establishing partnerships with companies, law enforcement and government entities
  • Analyzing interdependencies of port operations
  • Developing Port Security Strategies
  • Port Security Plan Development

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Drill and Exercise Management

Our DHS-certified Master Exercise Practitioners plan, coordinate, facilitate and execute the highest quality discussion-based and operations-based drills and exercises that not only exceed the MTSA regulatory requirements, but also provide thorough evaluations that assist you in measuring performance and team cohesiveness, while also continually improving your security team’s effectiveness through remedial action management.

  • Quarterly Security Drill Coordination
  • Annual Security Exercise Coordination including: Seminars, Drills, Table-Top Exercises, Functional Exercises, and Full-Scale Exercises

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Our US Coast Guard Approved Courses

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2016 TRAINING COURSE CONVENING DATES

LAFAYETTE, LA

PORT FACILITY SECURITY OFFICER

October 10-12, 2016
October 25-27, 2016
November 8-10, 2016
November 15-17, 2016
December 5-7, 2016

PERSONNEL WITH DESIGNATED SECURITY DUTIES

October 13, 2016
October 28, 2016
November 11, 2016
November 18, 2016
December 8, 2016

Call and Register Today!
Company-Specific classes available.

USCG Approved

Port Facility Security Officer (PFSO)

$600.00 (3 days)

Students will learn:

  • Security organization of the facility
  • General vessel operations and conditions
  • Vessel and facility security measures, including the meaning and the requirements of the different MARSEC Levels
  • Emergency preparedness, response, and contingency planning
  • Security equipment and systems, and their operational limitations
  • Methods of conducting audits, inspections, control, and monitoring techniques
  • Relevant international laws and codes, and recommendations
  • Responsibilities and functions of local, State, and Federal law enforcement agencies
  • Security assessment methodology
  • Methods of facility security surveys and inspections
  • Instruction techniques for security training and education, including security measures and procedures
  • Handling sensitive security-related information and security-related communications
  • Current security threats and patterns
  • Recognizing and detecting dangerous substances and devices
  • Recognizing characteristics and behavioral patterns of persons likely to threaten security
  • Techniques used to circumvent security measures
  • Conducting physical searches and non-intrusive inspections
  • Conducting security drills and exercises, including exercises with vessels
  • Assessing security drills and exercises
  • Knowledge of TWIC requirements

Plus: Active Shooter Preparedness Seminar

USCG Approved

Vessel Personnel with Security Duties (VPDSD)

$300.00 (1 day)

Students will learn:

  • Knowledge of current security threats and patterns
  • Recognition and detection of dangerous substances and devices
  • Recognition of characteristics and behavioral patterns of persons who are likely to threaten security
  • Techniques used to circumvent security measures
  • Crowd management and control techniques
  • Security-related communications
  • Knowledge of emergency procedures and contingency plans
  • Operation of security equipment and systems
  • Testing, calibration, and maintenance of security equipment and systems
  • Inspection, control, and monitoring techniques
  • Relevant provisions of the Facility Security Plan (FSP)
  • Methods of physical screening of persons, personal effects, baggage, cargo, and vessel stores
  • The meaning and the consequential requirements of the different MARSEC Levels
  • Knowledge of TWIC requirements

Plus: Active Shooter Preparedness Seminar

USCG Approved

Security Awareness

$75.00 (4 hours)

Students will learn:

  • Knowledge of current security threats and patterns
  • Relevant provisions of the Facility Security Plan (FSP)
  • The meaning and the consequential requirements of the different MARSEC Levels as they apply to them, including emergency procedures and contingency plans
  • Recognition and detection of dangerous substances and devices
  • Recognition of characteristics and behavioral patterns of persons who are likely to threaten security
  • Techniques used to circumvent security measures
  • Familiarization of all relevant aspects of the TWIC program and how to carry them out

Plus: Active Shooter Preparedness Seminar

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About Us

Why we do what we do

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Our Company

SMSTC, LLC provides value for security risk mitigation in service to our clients. Through our professional and expert consultants, we endeavor to exceed regulatory compliance expectations by our dedication to providing you with the tools necessary for staying ahead of the ever-changing threat environment. Our professional consultants possess decades of wide-ranging expertise and education that is well-suited for your consulting and training needs. They have held positions in industry, military, law enforcement, government regulatory agencies, and academia.

Our Mission

It is the mission of Specialized Maritime Training and Consulting, LLC to provide critical infrastructure owners and operators, and mariners with the highest quality security training and consulting services. Our professional staff will leverage decades of experience and knowledge to deliver a steadfast commitment to your security; minimizing your corporate risk.

Corporate Responsibility

As we help with your security needs, we aim to bring benefits to local communities. It is our belief that no matter what we do, we can always do more. We are always looking for opportunities to help our neighbors.

SMSTC, LLC partners with Habitat for Humanity to bring a safe home to Louisiana families.

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