Description: The main objective of the module is to improve the Boarding Team’s tactical awareness in respect to Suspect Vessel crew psychology.

In this module, the trainees will review all factors that affect the Suspect Vessel crew psychology during the phases of a boarding operation. They also understand the power projection escalation / techniques that can be used on ‘ship to ship’ level and on boarding team to crew level. Finally they will understand the categorization of the crew in accordance with their behaviour and also the behavioural management in each case.


Objectives: Upon completion the Boarding Team will be better able to:

    1. Analyze suspect vessel’s crew behaviour.
    2. Describe power protection techniques to be used when interacting with a suspect vessel’s crew.

The duration of the module is 1 training hour.