The International Ship and Port Facility Security code or the ISPS Code has played an important role in ensuring security and safety in the maritime industry after the gruesome terrorist attack of 9/11. What are these changes and what are the after effects. Find out inside the article.
The security levels under the ISPS code describe the current scenario related to the security threat to the country and its coastal region including to the ships visiting that country. Find out more about the security levels inside the article.
Maritime Port security in simple terms refers to the law & security enforcement measures employed to safeguard a shipping port and counter piracy and terrorism.
Under the ISPS code, the contracting government plays a vital role in order to ensure that the ISPS code is followed properly by the shipping companies and the port authorities. Find out more about the responsibilities of ISPS code inside the article.
With increasing threat to merchant ships from sea piracy, seafarers must make extra efforts to enhance the ship security. Find out ten ways to enhance the security of ships.
Port security has too often lagged behind the demands of ever more vulnerable facilities with new technology often being deployed as an after-market add-on, rather than a homogenous part of the port’s day to day working.