SAFEMED IV Training on Port Facility Security

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The Training on Port Facility security under the Maritime Security component of the EU-funded SAFEMED IV project took place on 19 – 20 November 2019 at EMSA premises in Lisbon. 14 participants from Israel, Jordan, Libya, Morocco, and Tunisia attended the training focussed on SOLAS Chapter XI-2 and the ISPS Code, both forming an integral part of the role of the Flag State and its responsibilities towards the implementation of the International Maritime Security framework. In collaboration with EMSA, an IMO representative also delivered a presentation about the Global Integrated Shipping Information System (GISIS) regarding the Maritime Security.


Along with all the discussions which emerged from practical cases about different scenarios reflecting the problems encountered at the level of the Administration in the implementation of Maritime Security, the participants were further explained the related European legislation in order to highlight the areas where prioritization may need to be made with regards to the application of non-mandatory part of the ISPS Code in their countries. In this way, SAFEMED IV beneficiary countries’ representatives were provided with additional knowledge and expertise to implement their obligations both as port State and as Flag State and to monitor the activity performed by Recognised Security Organisations on their behalf.

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