The International Ship and Port Facility Security Code (ISPS) came into force in 2004 as an amendment to the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) Convention. It highlights requirements on maritime security including, minimum security arrangements for ships, ports facilities, and government agencies. It specifies the responsibilities of governments, shipping companies, shipboard personnel, and port facility personnel to detect security threats and take preventive measures against security incidents affecting ships or port facilities.
Upon completion of this course, the candidate will gain knowledge and understanding of the ISPS Code, the requirements of this code, and how security measures are implemented onboard.
The learning outcomes of the Course will include;
1. Introduction to ISPS
2. Ship Security Plan
3. MARSEC Levels and Actions to Take
4. Access Points and Restricted Areas
5. Security Equipment Provided Onboard
6. Training and Drills
7. Contingency Plan