28 October 2016
Ships and shipping are vulnerable to cyber attacks so the industry joined forces and developed the Guidelines on Cyber Security onboard Ships.
07 December 2018
Ships and Shipping are vulnerable to cyber attacks so our industry have joined forces and developed Guidelines on Cyber Security onboard Ships based on the following high level principles.
13 July 2015
Nobody, from the individual with an inexpensive laptop to those overseeing sophisticated business systems, can be unaware of the need for cyber security.
07 March 2016
The Importer Security Filing and Additional Carrier Requirements interim final rule requires maritime cargo carriers and importers to submit additional data to US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) before vessels are permitted entry into the US.
12 September 2016
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
23 February 2018
As an additional aide to the advice promulgated on 9 February 2018, BIMCO urges all members to note the guidance and advice contained in the following security notice for ships operating in the Gulf of Guinea region.
28 September 2018
Efforts to reduce piracy in Gulf of Guinea have so far had little effect. The world’s biggest economies are strengthening their military presence in Southeast Asia, and meanwhile, the security situation in the Red Sea off Yemen remain volatile. On 9 October BIMCO will shed light on the international security situation to raise awareness and stimulate discussions.
10 October 2017
BIMCO and INTERTANKO met with Rear Admiral Osondo, Nigerian Navy’s Head of Standards and Transformation who was directed to brief the Nigerian Chief of Naval Staff on issues related to security in Nigerian waters.
18 October 2018
The result of a cyber security survey launched by BIMCO, Fairplay and ABS Advanced Solutions shows that while the number of cyber related attacks within the last 12 months has declined; protective measures, training and awareness need to improve.
25 January 2018
In response to the threats arising from the conflict in Yemen, BIMCO, ICS and INTERTANKO have published interim guidance on maritime security in the southern Red Sea and Bab al-Mandeb. Shipowners and operators should be aware of new threat patterns in the area.