The aim of this course is to train security and MIO planners properly in order to be able to understand and assess security threats to offshore oil and gas assets and to support the effective planning of MIO, considering operational, technical and safety characteristics of oil and gas assets while applying advanced security assessment methodologies.

The target audience is NATO Nations’ and Partners’ personnel functioning as Staff Officers / operational planners, MIO team leaders from tactical, operational NCS/NFS HQs, individual NATO Naval Forces, members of NATO/ Allied Response Force (NRF / ARF). Personnel from Joint Commands and other related agencies (Coast Guard, Port Police, etc.), education and training facilities and equivalent civilian personnel from relevant government/agencies involved in Maritime Security Operations are also eligible to participate.