Security Training and Equipment
Training needs are analyzed from time to time by the M-1 operations team. The recruitment procedure includes an inherent element of training where only personnel who display certain pre identified competencies are recruited. This is further enhanced to meet assessed needs particular to onboard armed security personnel. A three day course is the training model which is varied in emphasis according to the training needs analysis.
M-1 equipment compliment meets the highest requirements and the level of arming is enhanced from the minimum complement as required by the perceived threat level. Equipment condition reports are reviewed at the end of each transit. M-1 arms kits conform to guidance specified in IMO / MSC Circulars and National / International norms in legitimacy and accountability in ownership.