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ISM / ISPS Drill Packs

Drill Pack is an MS WORD document developed to provide guidance and real life worked examples regarding a Ship/Shore Drill.


Each Ship Shore ISM Drills PackISPS Drills Pack includes:

  • Introduction to the drill Scenario
  • Guidelines to the DPA or CSO for the drill preparation
  • Guidelines to Master/Safety or Security Officer for proper drill execution
  • Sample Scenario
  • Sample office records
  • Sample messages to be exchanged to and from the vessel
  • Flag notification of safety/security incident
  • Drill evaluation guidelines

It is a fully stand alone MS Word document divided into five sections as follows:

  1. Introduction and regulatory requirements
  2. Ship/Shore drill scenario including instructions to the vessel for participating in the drill
  3. Office Records (items to be crosschecked for the drill)
  4. Sample Messages to be exchanged between office and vessel
  5. Drill Evaluation (office evaluation and ship evaluation)

Potential Users

  • Company's Designated Person Ashore (DPA) or Company Security Officer (CSO)
  • Master, Safety Officer or Ship Security Officer (SSO)
  • Training Officers for Drills Training


Realistic Drills Packs / Scenarios Available


For ISM Purposes (Full scale scenarios)

  • Scenario No 1 : Steering Failure, Grounding, Flooding, Pollution
  • Scenario No 2 : Man Over board, Search & rescue, Cargo Shifting, Excessive List, Abandon Ship
  • Scenario No 3 : Power Failure, M/E Failure, Collision, Fire
  • Scenario No 4 : Fire, Rescue from Enclosed Space, Injury, Helicopter Operations

For ISPS Purposes (Full scale scenarios)

  • Scenario No 1 : Bomb Threat
  • Scenario No 2 : Piracy
  • Scenario No 3 : Hijacking
  • Scenario No 4 : Stowaways

In that respect ALL vessels may conduct ONE full scale drill every Quarter and thus ensure all drillsan annual basis. have been exercised on




  1. Quick to use with step by step instructions
  2. Simple Scenario suitable for all vessels, plain English used
  3. Minimum effort to comply with ISM/ISPS Code
  4. May be used as guidance for different ISM or ISPS drills
  5. Boost Drill realism the simple way



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