19 September 2019
Vessels heading for Douala, Cameroon now will have protection in the form of army security team provided by the port authorities for their safety.
21 April 2020
07 June 2013
In cases where ships encounter extraordinary difficulties due to overly tight security measures, ships are encouraged to address the perceived problem to the local US Coast guard captain of the port, and keep their company informed. The BIMCO Security Department also appreciates being kept informed of such problems.
05 March 2020
If drugs are found on a ship in Mexico, the crew risk being detained even though there is no evidence of crew involvement.
20 November 2018
01 November 2011
08 August 2019
Read the latest digest of maritime security incidents and the weather forecast for piracy threat areas for the week to come.
09 July 2020
Navigating the waters of Straits of Malacca and Singapore and associated waters, is not always straightforward and members need to be aware of certain legal risks that exists in these waters.
09 July 2020
The waters in and around the Straits of Malacca and Singapore can pose various risks to ships, one of which is conducting activities outside designated areas, if the ship is not simply transiting continuously and expeditiously.
20 August 2019
As Hay Point is a security regulated port under the Maritime Transport Security Act 2003,PCQ has an approved whole of port Maritime Security Plan. Each terminal has responsibility to maintain and manage a facility security plan. All plans are officially approved by the Federal Department of Transport and Regional Services and audited on a regular basis.
Under IMO legislation there is a procedure ships must follow when entering the port. Before entering the Port of Hay Point, the ship’s Master must report directly to PCQ or via their ship’s agent the following:
International Ship and Port Facility Security Code (ISPS) compliance number
current ship security level or any change to the ship security level while in port
Ship Security Officer contact details
list of expected visitors/contractors
crew list and identification
any security incident (as defined under the ISPS code or Maritime Transport Security Legislation) while in port.
PCQPort Security Officer (PSO) Ken RossPhone: +61-7-4943 6479Mobile: 0429 064 402Fax: +61-7-4956 3873Email: email@example.com
Deputy PSO(Hay Point)Brenda KempPhone: +61-7-4956 3111Mobile: 0409 279 376Fax: +61-7-4956 6489Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
24 Hour Duty Officer +61-7-32247426
DBCTPort Facility Security Officer (PSO) Richard HobleyPhone: +61-7-4943 8352Mobile: 0429 990 546Email: Richard.Hobley@dbct.com.au