Some local ports still to comply with international security code

-Guyana’s certification at risk

Some local ports are still to comply with the international security code implemented in the wake of the 9/11 attacks and since all private and public facilities have to be compliant, Guyana could face blacklisting.

The Shipping Association of Guyana (SAG) recently held a seminar for port operators aimed at reinforcing the need for continued observance and correction of all port and wharf protection systems and procedures in keeping with the International Ship and Port Facility Security (ISPS) Code.

The meeting stemmed from the findings and recommendations, made by the US Coast Guard during  …To continue reading, login with an active account or subscribe now.

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