MARSEC CORP. Maritime Safety & Security ISPS International Ship and Port Facility Security Code MTSA Maritime Transportation Security Act IMO Diplomatic Conference December 2002 Attended by 108 Contracting Governments
Maritime Safety & Security
International Ship and Port Facility Security Code
Provides a standardized framework for evaluating risk.
1- Identify and evaluate important assets and infrastructure critical to the port facility as well as areas or structures that, if damaged, could cause significant loss of life or damage to the economy or environment.
2- Identify actual threats in order to prioritize security measures
3 – Assess vulnerability by identifying weaknesses in physical security, transportation infrastructure, structural integrity, protection systems, policies, communications, utilities, and other likely targets in the port.
Counteraction = reduce vulnerability
•Foreign cargo vessels, not subject to SOLAS, but over 100 gross tons •U.S. cargo vessels over 100 gross register tons (46 CFR Subchapter I) •U.S. Offshore Supply Vessels (46 CFR Subchapter L)
Outer Continental Shelf Facility
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