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					        ISPS CODE
         UPDATE

       INTERTANKO
North American Panel Meeting
        Stamford, CT
       March 22, 2004

     Brad L. Berman, President
  Liberian International Ship and
         Corporate Registry
               BY 1 JULY 2004
      THE ISPS CODE REQURIES THAT:
•   Company Security Officers be designated.
•   Company Security Officers be trained.
•   Ship vulnerability assessments to be completed.
•   Approved Security plan for each vessel.
•   Ship Security Officers selected and trained.
•   The crew to be trained in their duties.
•   Ship’s Approved Security plan to be implemented.
•   Ships successfully complete ISPS Verification Audit
    and receive ISPS Certificate.
•   Continuous Synopsis record be on board and
    maintained.
New Duties for Flag States:

• Develop National requirements for ISPS
  compliance.
• Approve Security Plans.
• Audit Security Plan implementation and
  Certification.
• Oversight of RSOs.
• Setting and communicating security levels
  to ships.
    ISPS Code Implementation by
               Liberia
             As Of 15 March 2004

• Security Plans Received:           1034/1483 = 68%

• Security Plans Approved:           650/1483 = 44%

• Audits completed by Liberia: 63/702 = 9%

• Audits completed by RSOs: 1 GL & 1 ABS =0.3%
  – Designated RSOs: ABS, BV, CCS, DNV, GL, LRS & NKK
ISPS Code Current Issues
• Continuous Synopsis Records
  – Marine Notice ISP-002 describes
    requirements
• Flag State - Port State Issues
  – Liberia-Germany Mutual Acceptance
  – Liberia - USA PSI Agreement
  – Setting Alert Levels
• Current Experiences
  – SSP Implementation
  – Security Alert Systems
TOP 5 DEFICENCIES ON SECURITY
            PLANS
• Retention of security records not specified.
• Lack of specificity concerning security searches
    during elevated security levels (example: 1 out
    of 10 people searched at security level 1, and 1
    out of 5 at security level 2).
•   Ship Security Officer not clearly identified.
•   Vessel access points, lighting, and restricted
    areas not identified on General Arrangement
    Plan
•   Assessor qualifications missing from the Ship
    Security Assessment.
TOP 5 DEFICENCIES AT SECURITY
        VERIFICATIONS
• Restricted areas - Not properly marked or
    restricted areas not properly secured.
•   Training - Lack of record keeping regarding the
    frequency of drills and training by SSO.
•   Records - Failure to keep an accurate security
    log.
•   Access control – Inadequate identification
    control at respective security levels.
•   Security equipment – Insufficient inventory or
    maintenance of security equipment.

				
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