Security in ports

The objective of this code of practice on security in ports is to enable governments, employers, workers and other stakeholders to reduce the risk to ports from the threat posed by unlawful acts.

Code of practice | 01 January 2004
The code provides a guidance framework to develop and implement a port security strategy appropriate to identified threats to security. The practical recommendations contained in this code have been designed to provide guidance to all those responsible for addressing the issue of security in ports. The code will assist in identifying the roles and responsibilities of governments, employers and workers. It provides a proactive approach to security in ports and follows, where practicable, the practice and principles identified in SOLAS Chapter XI-2 and the ISPS code.