The overall security objective of the Company is to:


  • Provide security procedures and practices for ship operations to protect the security of ports and the wider community
  • Safeguard crew, passengers, visitors, other employees and cargoes from the activities of terrorist or other criminal organizations
  • Ensure a framework, through which ships and port facilities can co-operate to detect and deter acts which threaten security in the maritime transport sector
  • Ensure that the Company Security Officer (CSO), the Master and the Ship Security Officer (SSO) are given the necessary support to fulfil their duties and responsibilities in accordance with SOLAS chapter XI-2 and part 6 “Obligations of the Company”
  • Improve the security skills and awareness of company personnel ashore and on board the ship by training and drills
  • Prepare contingency measures for emergencies relating to possible security incidents.


No fire arms or violence will be used by the crew to counteract breach of ship’s security.


Qualified armed teams, in co-operation with Port Facilities, will be used if required by the circumstances.