Busan Regional Office of Oceans & Fisheries
Security level of Busan Port: Grade 1
Security level of vessels with Korean registry: Grade 1
※ Security level setup (grade 1: normal, grade 2: alert, grade 3: emergency)
Seafarers and Maritime Safety Division
Tel +82-51-609-6531, Fax +82-51-609-6529
Wear ID card whenever coming in and out of the port facilities
Employees working at harbors should wear their vests
Vehicles should be parked in the designated parking lot
Cooperate actively with security guards upon any request for inspection.
In the wake of September 11 Flight Terror, IMO decided to come up with a series of measures to strengthen maritime security at the 22nd Conference (November 2001)
The International Code for the Security of Ships and of Port Facilities (draft) was prepared through the meetings of specialists (February ~ September 2002).
SOLAS Chapter XI-2 (Special measures to enhance maritime security) and ISPS code were newly established.
IMO diplomatic conference adopted ISPS code (December 12, 2002/effective on July 1, 2004)
※ ISPS Code: International Code for the Security of Ships and of Port Facilities
Composition: Preface, Part A and Part B
-Part A: Mandatory requirements in relation with SOLAS Chapter XI-2
-Part B: Providing essential considerations to adopt in applying the guidance as a guideline of the provisions of SOLAS Chapter XI-2 and ISPS Code Part A
Mandatory regulation kept by governments, port authorities and shipping companies to prevent any actions to deteriorate the safety for vessels, passengers (crew), cargo and port facilities
-Ships must have ISSC to navigate, after getting an approval of SSP
and security assessment.
-Port must assess the security conditions and establish/enforce a security plan.
|Ships (Including Shipping Companies)||- Designate and train the ship and company security
- Prepare ship security assessment and plan
- Carry an international ship security certificate (5 years)
- Install a ship security alert device
International passenger ship, Cargo ships and mobile structures on the sea heavier than 500 tons
|Port facilities||- Prepare port security assessment and plan
- Designate port facilities security officer
- Install and operate security equipment
ports used by the international ships
|Government||- Security examinations for both home and foreign ships
and issue certificates
- Educate and train company and ship security officers
- Issue a certificate of port facility's appropriateness (5years)
- Submit data about security of ships and port facilities to IMO
- Inspect a foreign ship's security conditions
|Carried out by the regional office|
Safety of Life at Sea Convention (SOLAS) Chapter XI-1 and Chapter XI-2
The Act on the Security of Ships with the International Navigation and Port Facilities (Established on 3 July 2007, Enforced on 29 February 2008)
Ships (383): Passenger ships (7), cargo ships (375) and mobile structure on the sea (1)
Port: 28 trading ports across the nation.
Notification form of entrance to Busan port 24 hours before