Safety and Security Management

  1. To prepare or review the documents required by the International Safety Management Code ("ISM Code"), and to ensure that the onboard Safety Management System does follow the ISM Code by regular auditing.
  2. To establish the Ship Security Plan ("SSP") of the vessels in accordance with International Ship and Port Facility Security ("ISPS Code"), obtain approval from the country of the flag, and implement, maintain and review the SSP periodically.
  3. To conduct the on-shore and onboard annual internal auditing required by the ISM Code and coordinate the relevant matters with the external auditors.
  4. To prepare the onboard Ship Security Assessment, required procedures, records and checklist, and complete the initial survey and threat assessment of the vessel.
  5. To administer the Ship Security Alert System.
  6. To help the shipowner and the vessel apply for and obtain Document of Compliance, Safety Management Certificate, and International Ship Security Certificate, and maintain their validity.
  7. To review and act upon significant defect reports and handle matters regarding violation of the international convention, threats and failure of systems or equipment.
  8. To investigate accidents, incidents and hazardous occurrences.
  9. To provide a Company Security Officer or Designated Person Shore ("DPA") for the purposes of ISPS and ISM Codes, arrange training and provide shore-based support.
  10. To appoint a shore-based point of contact in the event of a violation of the requirements of international conventions or emergencies.
  11. To monitor safety-related crew training.
  12. To provide updated information about the requirements of safety management and security of the vessel under the law of the flag of the vessel and the international conventions.