Support for Angola on maritime security legislation

Training on IMO port security and safety legislation is underway at a workshop in Luanda, Angola (5-9 December). More than 50 Participants from Angola’s Ministry of Transport, Maritime Affairs Authority and other key agencies* are learning how international IMO instruments can be brought into national laws and regulations, with particular emphasis on the legislative drafting process.  

The instruments in the spotlight include SOLAS Chapter XI-2 and the ISPS Code, including control and compliance measures, with reference to MSC.1/Circ.1525 on development of national maritime security legislation. 

The event, funded by the EU Port Security Project, featured a visit to the Port of Luanda to observe the physical security measures applied by the port in line with the ISPS Code. 

* Agencies including the Agência Marítima Nacional (AMN-sede), Ministério da Justiça e do Direitos Humanos, Ministério das Relações Exteriores (MIREX) and Capitania do Porto de Luanda and Lobito.

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