Towards effective implementation of the isps code onboard ships the international maritime organization (imo) adopted a new set of security measures in december 2002 the introduced the international ship and port facility security code (isps code), which imposes responsibilities on governments, shipping companies and port authorities in order to enhance the security of ships and port facilities. Nigeria msc thesis, school of business, economics and law, goteborg university this paper analyzes the level of implementation of the isps code in the croatian ports the analysis is based. Although cisr is not delegating any responsibilities under the isps code to classification societies or other recognized security organizations, most of these organizations have help and advice on their websites. Excerpt from essay : isps code on maritime security shipping is a business that has experienced rapid development in the past five decades as reflected in its increase by more than 450% during this period. The paper describes measure taken and planned to ensure implementation of chapter xi-2 and isps code in the russian federation keywords isps code port facility solas security assessment security measures ship security alert resource allocation.
Ports security organization and functionality - implementation of the isps code in medium and small countries damir zec1, vlado franĉić, marija šimić hlaĉa faculty of maritime studies, university of rijeka, croatia. Considering that the isps (code) is purely a security-related protocol, and given that activities bordering on maritime security are in fact matters of national security, the da will not go into further details of its implementation strategy, akpobolokemi said. To relate the resiliency planning process to the tasks of the isps code implementation, the isps code is discussed in detail the purpose of this thesis is the.
Proper implementation of isps code is another concern as not all the crew are trained at the shore for ship security training it also impacts on the daily activity of crew as it comes with additional duties of security watch etc. Impacts of implementation of the effective maritime security management model (2014), the effect of maritime security regime (isps code), phd thesis. Implementation of the isps code as stated in the circular, the panama canal does not fall within the definition of a port facility, but the panama canal authority have decided to act voluntarily in applying the regulation as if it were a.
One aspect of isps implementation that attracts a great deal of criticism relates to the differing risk profiles and standards applied between nations15 isps code - its implementation and effectiveness 8 effectiveness of the isps code having considered the content and implementation of the isps code. Implementation of the security measures introdu ced by the solas amendments and the isps code raise concerns that not enough progress has been ach ieved so far to ensure meeting the 1 july 2004 implementation date. 2 abstract this thesis is divided into two main parts part i will feature the international aspects of maritime security instrument including the nature of the current major maritime security.
Npa assistant general manager, public affairs, mr musa iliyah who confirmed the immediate implementation of isps code in nigerian ports said it was a management directive which applies to all. The dissertation is a study of the effects of ism code implementation in reducing maritime claims, with particular reference to the shipping corporation of india (sci) mumbai, the current scenario of problems in the implementation of the code, and. Iv abstract the purpose and aim of this research paper was to investigate the effects of the isps code on ship and port facility security and how the people working.
The isps code was implemented in 2004 as a result of the september 11 2001 terrorist attack in the usa, so the imo decided to implement a code known as the isps code the main aim of the code is to ensure the safety of ships, port environment etc. The international ship and port facility security (isps) code was introduced by international maritimeorganization (imo) on december 2002 the purpose is to enhance maritime security by. The nigerian maritime administration and safety agency (nimasa) activates a regime of incentives and sanctions for ports facilities in the country as the expiration of the 90-day ultimatum for nigeria to close observed gaps in its implementation of the international ships and ports facility security (isps) code or face sanctions draws to a close. The isps code applies to all passenger ships on international voyages, to all other ships over 500 gt on international voyages, and to all port facilities serving ships on international voyages the isps code is intended to operate on the basis that security requirements will vary.
To identify the effect of isps code implementation on the flow of ship traffic 3 to determine the berth occupancy rate with the implementation of isps code 4. Ship agents and brokers come in many shapes and sizes from the large global marine service providers with representatives in all the world's major ports to small family run concerns, the role of a ship agent is to represent the interests of the shipowner or charterer while the ship is in port by providing assistance or advice required. May restrain the effective implementation of the isps code onboard ships the instructors of maritime education and training (met) may find difficulty in performing a number of training requirements.