Deniss Bickovs

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Bickovs Deniss

E-mail: deniss.bickovs@mrcc.lv

Nationality: Latvian

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Work experience

Dates: March 2010 onwards     

Occupation or position held: Officer of   Shipping Security

Main activities and responsibilities:

  • SSN contact point;
  • LRIT DC operational contact point;
  • Supervise: ship  security alert systems (SSAS);
  • Ship and Port  Facility Security (ISPS);
  • Control MAS-duty work;
  • NCA SafeSeaNet support measures for port  authorities, VTS operators, ships agent and representation of the state  institutes.

Name and address of employer: Latvian Coast Guard Service, Latvia, Riga, Meldru  street 5a

Type of business or sector: Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre 

Dates: June 2006 -  February  2010

Main activities and responsibilities:

  • GMDSS and AIS maintenance group;
  • SafeSeeNet administrators.

Name and address of employer: Latvian Coast Guard Service, Latvia, Riga, Meldru  street 5a

Type of business or sector: Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre 

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Education and training

Dates: September  2012 –  June 2014  

Title of qualification awarded: Master of Social Sciences diplomacy

Professional education:

  • Diplomacy stages of development;
  • Multilateral diplomacy and international  organizations;
  • Decision-making in foreign policy; 
  • International Relations Theory Seminar;
  • Topical Issues of International Relations; 
  • European Integration: Theory and Practice;
  • Latvia in World Politics; 
  • The study design and execution;
  • Intercultural communication in diplomacy.

General eduction:

  • International law diplomats;
  • Global justice;
  • International Protection of Human Rights;
  • U.S. and Europe: A Comparative Politics;
  • Institutions and society;
  • European Common Foreign and Security Policy
  • Crisis management and  international politics.

Name and type of organisation providing education  and training: Latvian  University, Riga, Latvia

Level in national or international classification: LR Education Classification  (LR code: 445232) and International Standard Classification of Education  (ISCED - 97: level - 5A)

Dates: September   2006  – February 2009

Title of qualification awarded: Master of Engineering Sciences in Electronics

Professional education:

  • Modelling and optimization of Systems;
  • Research Methodology;
  • Signals Digital Processing Algorithms  and Systems;
  • Telecommunication Systems Theory;
  • Information Security;
  • Signal Processors and Integral Transformations for Signal Digital Processing;

General  education:

  • Special Parts of Higher Mathematics;
  • Higher School Pedagogy and Pedagogical Practice.

Name and type of organisation providing education  and training: Transport and  Telecommunication Institute, Riga, Latvia

Level in national or international classification: LR Education  Classification (LR code: 445232) and International Standard Classification of  Education (ISCED - 97: level - 5A)

Dates: September  2002 –  June 2006

Title of qualification awarded: Bachelor of  Engineering Sciences in Electronics

Professional education:

  • Analogue Integral Circuits and Electronics;
  • Design of Digital Systems;
  • Digital Electronics and Processing of Signals;
  • Fundamentals of Electrical Engineering and Probability Theory;
  • Programming of Electronic and Telecommunication  Systems;
  • Computer Analysis of Electrical  Circuits and Special Programming;
  • Radio technical Systems;
  • Microprocessors Control Systems and Microprocessors Systems  Architecture;
  • Global Navigation Systems;
  • Computer Modeling in Electronics;

General education:

  • Higher Mathematics;
  • Physics;
  • Ethics and Aesthetics, Philosophy, Social Psychology, Politology, Foreign Language.

Name and type of organisation providing education  and training: Transport and  Telecommunication Institute, Riga, Latvia

Level in national or international classification: LR Education  Classification (LR code: 445232) and International Standard Classification of  Education (ISCED - 97: level - 5A)

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Personal skills and competences

Language(s): Latvian, Russian, English

Driving licence: B   

Organisational  skills and competences

During the work at the Coast Guard of  Latvia I had work experience in project coordinator for National SafeSeaNet  project and National Advanced National Networks for Administrations (ANNA)  project, also in project managements  “e-Maritime  Strategic Framework and Simulation based Validation” projects in EU level and  SKLOIS project in national level, also to organize work on repairs and  administration of GMDSS and AIS systems, also for all systems and electric  equipment at MRCC. Also I had to organize and lead a lot of meetings, working  groups, lectures with various institutions and ministries to implement the  projects and EU Directive requirements into Latvian legislation. 

Experience in the organization of  working groups, seminars, studies:

  • Latvian  represented of International Maritime Organization “Facilitation Committee  (FAL), 40th session” (4 – 8 April 2016);
  • Latvian  representative on the World Maritime Day "IMO conventions: effective implementation" (25  September 2014);
  • Latvian  represented of International Maritime Organization “Facilitation Committee  (FAL), 39th session” (22 – 26 September 2014);
  • Latvian  represented of International Maritime Organization “Facilitation Committee  (FAL), 38th session” (8 – 12 April 2013);
  • Latvian  represented of International Maritime Organization “Seventeenth session of  the Sub-Committee on Radio communications and Search and Rescue” (21-25  January, 2013);
  • Cooperation  with European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) in organization of Baltic countries  EU SafeSeaNet v.2 and LRIT DC training for Duty Officers in Latvia (27 – 29  March, 2012);
  • Latvian  Security Business Association Certificate of Appreciation “Participation and  exchange of experience seminar” which is organized cooperation with LTD  "SC Group" (27 april, 2010);
  • International  Seminar “The Role of the Navy in Protection of Marine Environment, Maritime  Safety and Security” and international oil spill response exercise BALEX  DELTA 2010 in Lithuania (21- 27 August.2010);
  • 5th  International Seminar on Maritime Environmental Protection “Management of  Hazardous Materials on Naval Ships” (9 – 11 June, 2008);
  • International  Seminar “ The Role of the Navy to Protecting the Marine Environmental  Security” and BALEX DELTA 2007 sea pollution recovery join exercise (4 – 8  September, 2007);
  • Search  and Rescue Exercise BOLD MERCY 2007 - incident on a ferry in the central  Baltic area, carried out on two levels: the SARex on the Latvian National  level and the Seajack international level. Scenario dealt with a ship  overtaken by an armed group followed by Search and Rescue operation and  freeing of hostages (15-16 May, 2007).

Shipping  logistic and security competences

  • Security  Consulting Group certificate Ports, Port facilities training  (Security declaration filing in, Security  declaration type, security level and procedure for completion 12 April 2011),  Riga;  
  • LSC Marine Training LTD, Certificate – Company  security officer (accortding to IMO Model Course 3.20, 28 January. 2010);
  • LSC Marine Training LTD, Certificate – Ship security  officer, 28 January. 2010;
  • LSC Marine Training LTD, Certificate – The lawful  holder of this Certificate has successfully completed an approved training  course, successfylly passed a test and has been found competent under Section  A-VI/5 of the STCW Code to  perform a  functions of a Ship Security Officer., 28 January. 2010;
  • Sprint  company, Latvian National SSN NCA Certificate (Advanced training course in  used and administration of the extranet application – National System of the Electronic  Information Exchange of the Shipping Data and is qualified to train the  system users, November 2010, Riga);
  • Security  Consulting Group certificate Ports, Port facilities training  (Ports, Ports facilities assessment,  security plan and security training 21 May 2010), Riga;  
  • Sprint  company, Latvian National SafeSeaNet system Certificate (Advanced training  course in used and administration of the extranet application – National  System of the Electronic Information Exchange of the Shipping Data and skilled  to train users of the system , July 2009, Riga);
  • Sprint  company, Latvian  SafeSeaNet system Certificate (Electronic  information exchange of the shipping (SafeSeaNet and is trained to train user  of the system, 20 February 2008, Riga);

Computer skills  and competences

  • Competed  with most Microsoft Offices programmes and Windows programmes, Linux etc.
  • NAF  Communication School Information Security course INFOSEC II  (Certificate Nr.4733, 07– 18 October  2013);
  • NAF  Communications School  Information  Security course INFOSEC I  (Certificate  Nr.4541, 26 February  – 1 March  2013);
  • Experience  with Web Designed HTML (I have ACITP “The Diploma in WEB DESIGN LEVEL III”  5 June 2008);
  • Experience  with 3D Studio MAX (I have The Diploma “Of computer science 3D studio MAX” 2  September, 2005). 

Additional  information

Publication:

  • “RESEARCH  and TECHNOLOGY – STEP into the FUTURE” Volume 3. No 2 – 2008;
  • “INTERNATIONAL  AERONAUTICAL AND MARITIME SEARCH AND RESCUE MANUAL” Volume III Mobile  Facilities incorporating 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006 and 2007  amendments, Riga 2007.

Personal  interest:

Enjoy all  extreme sports particularly Snowboard, fishing and also I like traveling.

Deniss Bickovs

My name is Deniss. I have obtained Master's degree in the Transport and Telecommunication institute at the radio navigation and telecommunication faculty, as well as in the Latvian university Diplomacy faculty. I have more than 12 years experience working at the Latvian Coast Guard Service. My present position covers responsibility mainly for shipping safety, security, facilitation and also legal and practical implementation of ISPS, PRF, VTMIS, RFD and International legislation. I have participated in the EU driven projects like e-freight, Blue Belt as well as different EC and EMSA projects. I have experience in project manager participating in the AnNa project, national SafeSeaNet etc.

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