security incident occurred, SSO should report this incident to the
Administration, Contracting Government in which port facility the ship is
located and CSO, using a Form specified in Appendix 2.
12Communication System on Shipboard
and between other Stations
installed on shipboard as communication system.In addition to this, ship has portable
transceiver for on board communication.
12.1.Communication on board the ship
Communication on shipboard
may be made verbally, or by using laud speaker and transceiver.For security related communication, the
master shall specify the frequency to be used.
12.2.Communication from ship to shore
Contracting Government of the
port facility shall give advice on the communication system and its frequency
to be used.When such instruction
is not given, ship shall communicate by GMDSS.In addition, the ship security alert
system is designed to transmit the security alert to Administration or
Company.When Company received the
security alert, CSO or his deputy staff should communicate to Administration
13.Frequency of Test and Calibration of
Shipboard Security Device
the above instruction referring to manuals issued by security equipment makers)
14.Ship Security Alert System
-This may be established under separate volume, considering the
case where the system has not yet been installed.
-Establishment under separate document may be considered, since the
document may be disclosed only to senior officers nominated by the company and
retained by the master, subject to approval of Administration.
Identification of Location where Activation Point ofShip Security Alert System is
the activation point of ship security alert system)
Procedure, Instruction and Guidance on the Use of Ship Security Alert System,
including the Testing, Activation, Deactivation and Resetting and to limit
Procedures to ensure the inspection, testing, calibration, and maintenance of
security equipment provided on board
developed based upon the instructions supplied by the manufacture of the ship
security alert system)
Procedures of Training, Drills and Exercises
15.1.1.Ship Security Officer (SSO)
have knowledge of, and receive training, in some or all of the following, as
2.relevant international conventions, codes and recommendations;
3.relevant Government legislation and regulations;
4.responsibilities and functions of other security organizations;
5.methodology of ship security assessment;
6.methods of ship security surveys and inspections;
7.ship and port operations and conditions;
8.ship and port facility security measures;
9.emergency preparedness and response and contingency planning;
10.instruction techniques for security training and education,
including security measures and procedures;
11.handing sensitive security related information and security
12.knowledge of current security threats and patterns;
13.recognition and detection of weapons, dangerous substances and
14.recognition, on a non discriminatory basis, of characteristics and
behavioral patterns of persons who are likely to threaten security;
15.techniques used to circumvent security measures;
16.security equipment and systems and their operational limitations;
17.method of conducting audits, inspection, control and monitoring;
18.methods of physical searches and non-intrusive inspections;
19.security drills and exercises, including drills and exercises with
port facilities; and
20.assessment of security
drills and exercises.
the SSO should have adequate knowledge of, and receive training, in some or all
of the following, as appropriate:
1.the layout of the ship;
2.the SSP and related procedures (including scenario-based training
on how to respond);
3.crowd management and control techniques;
4.operation of security equipment and systems; and
calibration and whilst at sea maintenance of security equipment and systems.
15.1.2.Security Duties of Shipboard Personnel
having specific duties should have sufficient knowledge and ability to perform
their assigned duties, including, as appropriate,The training pertaining to these duties
shall be performed under responsibility of SSO.
1.knowledge of current security threats and patterns;
2.recognition and detection of weapons, dangerous substances and
3.recognition of characteristics and behavioral patterns of persons
who are likely to threaten security;
4.techniques used to circumvent security measures;
5.crow management and control techniques;
6.security related communications;
7.knowledge of the emergency procedures and contingency plans;
8.operations of security equipment and systems;
9.testing, calibration and whilst at sea maintenance ofsecurity equipment and systems,
10.inspection, control, and monitoring techniques; and
11.methods of physical
searches of persons, personal effects, baggage, cargo, and ships stores.
15.1.3.All other Shipboard Personnel
shipboard personnel should have sufficient knowledge of and be familiar with
relevant provisions of the SSP.The
training pertaining to these duties shall be performed under responsibility of
1.the meaning and the consequential requirements of the different
2.knowledge of the emergency procedures and contingency plans;
3.recognition and detection of weapons, dangerous substances and
4.recognition, on a non discriminatory basis, of characteristics and
behavioral patterns of persons who are likely to threaten security; and
5.techniques used to
circumvent security measures.
objective of drills and exercises is to ensure that shipboard personnel are
proficient in all assigned security duties at all security levels and the
identification of any security related deficiencies, which need to address.
the effective implementation ofthe provisions of the Ship
Security Plan, drills should be conducted at least once every three
months.In addition, in cases where
more than 25 percent of the ships personnel has been changed, at any one time,
with personnel that has not previously participated in any drill on that ship,
within the last 3 months, a drill should be conducted within one week of the
training should take into consideration various emergency situations that may
occur depending on type of ship and cargoes.SSO should establish scenario of the
following, and perform the training:
of unauthorized visitor on shipboard
of materials that may cause security threat to ship
of prohibited article on shipboard
Training to deter attackers from approaching to ship
of restricted area
participate, when requested, in exercises which should be carried out at least
once each calendar year with no more than 18 months between the exercises.
SSOs of at least more than 1 vessel out of the fleet
of the company should participate in the above exercise.When CSO participates in an exercise
with the Contracting Government other than the Administration of the ships
flag state, the CSO should report this matter to the Administration.
In case CSO
has the SSO of the ship participate in the exercise, the CSO should dispatch he
SSO the scenarios in advance which the entity will make to implement the
exercise.In case of no scenarios
prepared, the CSO should liaise with the entity, clarify the SSOs role and familiarize those matters to the SSO.In case captain or SSO is requested to
participate in the exercise without going through the CSO, the captain or the
SSO should not participate at his discretion and report to the CSO to seek to
respond to the situation.
audit of the ship should be conducted at least once a year.Normally, this audit shall be make at the same time when SMS audit is conducted.
nominate an auditor for internal audit.The auditor should be independent of the duties to be audited.
verify that the internal audit has been conducted in accordance with these
Procedure of Periodical Review and Updating of Plan
perform periodic review of the SSP to verify that the same is effectively
responding to the current situations.
should review the SSP at least once a year, together with SMS.
SSP shall be make in consideration of neccessity for improvement of its continuing effectiveness.
objectives of review are to verify that if it has possibility to improve the
current procedures or it is still remaining adequate abreast of the times.Procedure should be revised at
instruction of the company, or when new equipment is installed.
When SSP is
used under security level 2 or 3 or responding to the training, all personnel
participated in the event should report to SSO of their comments about details
and effectiveness of SSP.
SSP is a
controlled document approved by Administration.No part therof,
except the contact list, should be amended without re-approval.
to the element of the plan for which amendment need be approved by
Administration, the instruction of the Administration should be followed
the following activities relating to SSP shall be kept on board.
18.1.For at least 2 years or the minimum period specified by the
1.Training, drills and exercises;
2.changes in security level;
3.communications relating to the direct security of the ship such as
specific threats to the ship or to port facility the ship is, or has been;
4.internal audits and reviews of security activities;
5.periodic review of the ship security assessment;
6.periodic review of the Ship Security Plan;
7.implementation of any amendments to the plan; and
calibration and testing of security equipment, if any including testing of the
ship security alert system.
period of 10 calls at ports or the minimum period specified by the
1.security threats and security incidents
2.breach of security
3.declaration of security
4.security level of last 10 calls at port
Form of record
is attached as separate sheet in Annex 4.
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