IMO’s Sascha Pristrom has led a regional maritime security workshop for South Pacific countries, in Suva, Fiji (25-27 August). Training covered port and ship security to assist States in coping with the security challenges posed by the region-wide increase in passenger ship calls and LNG-terminal capacity.
IMO’s Chris Trelawny, Deputy Director, Maritime Safety Division has given a visiting lecture on maritime security to students at the World Maritime University, Malmö, Sweden (18-19 Aug). (more...)
A National seminar on long-range identification and tracking of ships (LRIT) is being conducted in Jakarta, Indonesia (19-20 Aug), led by IMO’s Javier Yasnikouski and Vijayan Nadarajah – in coordination with the Directorate General of Sea Transportation of the Ministry of Transport Indonesia. (more)