rss icon Subscribe
desktop mobile

Getting to Grips with Ship Security

Photo: International Maritime Organization (IMO)

By Aiswarya Lakshmi

On-board practice in assessing maritime security measures on a ship was a key feature of a recent workshop which took place in Montevideo, Uruguay (8-11 August).

Some 45 participants, representing the national Administration and designated authority for maritime security, ship companies, recognized security organizations and ship security officers.
The workshop was designed to equip participants with the necessary skill and knowledge to assess the effectiveness of International ship and Port Security (ISPS) Code implementation on board a ship, using as a basis International Maritime Organization (IMO) guidance on voluntary self-assessment by administration and for ship security.
The workshop was organized by IMO in collaboration with the Designated Authority of Uruguay (Prefectura Nacional Naval). IMO was represented by Javier Yasnikouski and a team of consultants.

Aug 11, 2017

 

Education/Training

Policy Planning Lessons for Maritime Students

Photo: International Maritime Organization (IMO)

Students from the International Maritime Law Institute (IMLI) in Malta are being introduced to

NYK Partners with KOSEN

Tadaaki Naito, President, NYK Photo: NYK Line

Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (NYK) and the National Institute of Technology (KOSEN) agreed to

Domestic Maritime Policy: It's Not Business as Usual

(Photo: MARAD)

An hour with the new U.S. Maritime Administrator, Rear Adm. Mark H. Buzby, USN, Ret.

Maritime Security

France Ratifies Fishing Vessel Safety Treaty

Photo: International Maritime Organization (IMO)

Efforts to increase global fishing vessel safety have received a boost with France becoming the

Pirates Attack Chemical Tanker off Somalia

Picture courtesy of http://www.shipspotting.com and lk.lv/en/lsc-shipmanagement/EU Navfor

Suspected Somali pirates attacked a Singaporean-flagged chemical tanker on Friday but were

US Lays Keel for 21st Littoral Combat Ship

A welder authenticates the keel of LCS 21, the future USS Minneapolis-Saint Paul, by welding the initials of ship sponsor Jodi J. Greene. The Keel Laying is the formal recognition of the start of the ship's module construction process. Photo: Lockheed Martin

The Lockheed Martin (LMT)-led industry team officially laid the keel for the U.S. Navy's 21st

Maritime Apps