Training for port security officials held in Mexico
Mexican port security officials, managers and designated authority officials have undergone maritime security training in Manzanillo, Mexico (19-22 September) run by IMO in collaboration with the Mexican Navy (SEMAR).
IMO says the practical 4-day workshop equipped participants with the necessary knowledge and skills for planning, conducting and evaluating security drills and exercises, in order to review and improve implementation of IMO maritime security measures.
These measures include provisions in SOLAS Chapter XI-2, the International Ship and Port Facility Security (ISPS Code) and recommendations in the APEC Manual of Drills and Exercises.
The event is part of a series of activities coordinated with SEMAR following the reorganization of ISPS responsibilities in Mexico this year.