Local agencies complete US port security training

More than 35 members of the Coast Guard, Guyana Revenue Authority and the Customs Anti-Narcotics Unit have earned certification in International Port Security, after completing a US Coast Guard technical course on International Ship and Port Facility Code.

According to the US Embassy, the course, held from March 23-28, aimed at reducing risks to international and US ports and ships and facilitating secure maritime trade globally.

Members of the local agencies who participated in the training explored issues such as the role of the Maritime Administra-tion Department (MARAD), ship security, surveillance and monitoring, cargo handling supervision …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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