The SCI successfully implemented the ISPS Code on all vessels on international voyages and the vessels, which interface with the vessels on international voyages, well ahead of the deadline of 1st July, 2004.
Implementing limited compliance of the ISPS Code for coastal ships as required by the Director General of Shipping, Mumbai,has been completed by 30th June, 2005.
As a proactive measure, the SCI has plans in hand to implement full compliance of the ISPS Code on all its coastal ships, which are more than 3000 GT.
On an SCI ship, the Chief Officer is the designated Ship Security Officer but all Deck Officers, have been imparted approved Ship Security Officer's training. Additionally, engineer Officers, as and when available, are also being put through above course.
For further enquiries, assistance and consultancy on matters pertaining to Safety Management System, Risk Management and Loss Control Measures, contact:
Sr.Vice President(ISM & ISPS)/DPA/ CSO/ MR
Tel: +91 22 2202 6908, +91 22 2277 2850