ISPS Code requires all passenger ships regardless of size and all cargo ships above 500 GT to carry a Ship Security Plan. Scope of this plan is to provide guidance on Ship Security issues. Plan is developed in line with the ISPS code, industry BMPs, IMO and other national legislation. Approval by the Administration or a Recognized Organization (RO) on behalf of the Administration is mandatory.

Indicative Contents

  • ISPS implementation
  • Documents and records control
  • Security training, drills and audits
  • Interface with ports facilities
  • Non conformities & incident reporting
  • Security organization and responsibilities
  • Piracy, armed robbery, stowaways and drugs
  • Access control / restricted areas / unaccompanied baggage
  • Vessel security monitoring
  • Cargo and stores handling
  • Security equipment inspection, maintenance, calibration and testing
  • Contingency planning
  • Contact list
  • Ship security alert system
  • Contracting government instructions
  • Security Instructions
  • Security Forms
  • Security Checklists
  • Ship Security Assessment
  • Index / Compliance Checklist

Info/Plans Required

  • Ship Specific Information (Questionnaire to be submitted)
  • General Arrangement Plan
  • Minimum Safe Manning Certificate
  • CSO ISPS training Certificate


  • Master will have a guidance with respect to the vessel’s security response
  • All latest legislation and contact information will be included
  • Reporting procedures and alarms use
  • Covers all security aspects on board
  • Already approved by most Administrations and ROs.

We will Ensure

  • Full compliance with national and international regulations and common marine practice
  • Real life documentation addressed to senior officers and crew onboard
  • Full integration of any client specific requirements
  • Full support provided after development in line with our Document Support Policy