The International Ship and Port Facility Security (ISPS) Code is an amendment to the International Convention of Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS on minimum security arrangements required for ships, ports and government agencies, which came into force in 2004.
The ISPS Code prescribes responsibilities to governments, shipping companies, ship’s personnel, and port/facility staff to “detect security threats and take preventative measures against security incidents affecting ships or port facilities used in international trade.”
The ISPS Code applies to the following types of ships engaged on international voyages:
The main objectives of the ISPS Code are:
ChartCo Training & Consultancy is pleased to offer industry professionals a range of continuing professional development (CPD) courses related to the ISPS Code and wider security management issues, as follows:
The individual course information pages detail course availability for open attendance courses. However, these courses can also be delivered as dedicated company-only courses, upon request.
ChartCo Training & Consultancy is also able to assist clients with a range of consultancy services related to the ISPS Code. For further information, please select the appropriate link below: