Guidance


Below is a list of guidance documents adopted by IMO which are relevant to maritime security. The document list can be sorted by ''Name", "Title", date of "Adoption" and "Subject" by simply clicking next to each of the sort items: 

 

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Advice for port State control officers, ROs and RSOs clarifying training and certification requirements for SSOs and seafarers with designated security duties25/02/2014STCW
  
Advice for port State control officers, ROs. RSOs on ... certification required in accordance with regulation VI/6 of the STCW Convention...25/02/2014STCW
  
Access to IMO GISIS Maritime Security Module and information required by SOLAS Contracting Governments under the provisions of SOLAS regulation XI-2/13 on Communication of information 18/12/2012ISPS
  
Amendments to the list of codes, recommendations, guidelines and other safety- and security-related non-mandatory instruments15/08/2012ISPS
  
Revised guidelines on the prevention on the prevention of access by stowaways and the allocation of responsibilities to seek the successful resolution of stowaway cases02/12/2010Stowaways
  
Reports on stowaway incidents29/11/2010Stowaways
  
Guidelines on security-related training and familiarization for port facility personnel27/05/2010ISPS
  
Reminder in connection with shore leave and access to ships27/05/2010ISPS
  
Revised guidance to Masters, Companies and Duly Authorized Officers on the requirements relating to the submission of security-related information prior to the entry of a ship into port09/06/2009ISPS
  
Non-mandatory guidelines on security aspects of the operation of vessels which do not fall within the scope of SOLAS chapter XI-2 and the ISPS Code22/12/2008ISPS
  
Guidelines on security-related training and familiarization for shipboard personnel21/10/2007ISPS
  
Securing and Facilitating International Trade21/10/2007ISPS
  
Adoption of amendments to the Performance Standards and functional requirements for the Long-Range Identification and Tracking of ships12/10/2007ISPS
  
Establishment of International LRIT Data Exchange on an interim basis 12/10/2007ISPS
  
Use of LRIT information for maritime safety and environment protection purposes12/10/2007ISPS
  
Interim guidance on voluntary self-assessment by Companies and Company Security Officers (CSOs) for ship security14/12/2006ISPS
  
Effective implementation of SOLAS chapter XI-2 and the ISPS Code30/05/2006ISPS
  
Further reminder of the obligation to notify flag States when exercising control and compliance measures30/05/2006ISPS
  
Guidance on the provision of information for identifying ships when transmitting ship security alerts30/05/2006ISPS
  
Guidance on voluntary self-assessment by Administrations and for ship security30/05/2006ISPS
  
Guidance on voluntary self-assessment by SOLAS Contracting Governments and port facilities30/05/2006ISPS
  
Interim scheme for the compliance of special purpose ships with special measures to enhance maritime security30/05/2006ISPS
  
Guidelines on training and certification for Port Facility Security Officers22/05/2006ISPS
  
Adoption of amendments to the SOLAS Convention 1974, as amended 19/05/2006ISPS
  
Arrangements for the timely establishment of the LRIT System19/05/2006ISPS
  
Performance Standards and functional requirements for the Long-Range Indentification and Tracking of ships19/05/2006ISPS
  
Adoption of amendments to the STCW Code 1978, as amended18/05/2006ISPS
  
Adoption of amendments to the STCW Convention 1978, as amended18/05/2006ISPS
  
Guidance on the access of public authorities, Emergency Response Services and pilots on board ships to which SOLAS chapter XI-2 and the ISPS Code apply23/05/2005ISPS
  
Guidance on the message priority and the testing of Ship Security Alert Systems23/05/2005ISPS
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