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STATUS REPORT ON PORT SECURITY IN SOUTH AFRICA - 2009. A Transnet National Ports Power Presentation Tuesday, Walk 11, 2014. Ports of South Africa. An African Ports Viewpoint. National Ports Power of SA. The National Ports

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STATUS REPORT ON PORT SECURITY IN SOUTH AFRICA - 2009 A Transnet National Ports Authority Presentation Tuesday, March 11, 2014

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Ports of South Africa An African Ports Perspective

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National Ports Authority of SA The National Ports Authority of South Africa, a division of Transnet Ltd, deals with the seven South African ports Richards narrows Durban Saldanha Bay East London Port Elizabeth Cape Town Mossel Bay

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CONTENT Background and Introduction South African Maritime Security Legislative Environment The Impact of the ISPS Code on Port Operations Port Security Upgrade Projects to Meet International Obligations

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Background and Introduction

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INTRODUCTION With the IMO passing the ISPS Code for Ships & Port Facilities in 2002 at the International Convention for Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS), SOUTH AFRICA turned into a signatory to the IMO determination and the National Department of Transport (DOT) was assigned as the Custodian for the execution of the Code. The ISPS Code was given impact by the Merchant Shipping (Maritime Security) Regulations, 2004. Each of the seven South African business ports are consistent with the Code and the Regulations of 2004. Port Facilities and Service Providers inside these ports that are required to have oceanic security arranges have such plans set up. The National Ports Act 12 of 2005 spots the obligation of security of the general Ports framework with the Transnet National Ports Authority . .

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INTRODUCTION (CONT… ) Transnet TNPA has an obligation of encouraging exchange and contributing decidedly to fortifying the economy and adding to the universal intensity of South Africa and the Southern African Region. This infers the Ports need to work as powerful and productive specialty units to meet these requests, through a safe empowering condition. Right now, security overhaul tasks are being embraced in every one of the ports, including the Port of Ngqura, which will be the eighth business port to be security managed before the finish of 2009. These security overhaul tasks are proposed to match global benchmarks according to prerequisites of the Code and the Regulations.

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THE SOUTH AFRICAN MARITIME TRANSPORT SECURITY LEGISLATIVE ARRANGEMENTS The Constitution of South Africa Act 108 of 1996; The National Ports Act 12 of 2005; The Merchant Shipping (Maritime Security) Regulations, 2004; and The Maritime Transport Security Bill.

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MERCHANT SHIPPING ACT, 1951; MARITIME SECURITY REGULATIONS, 200 4 Purpose of the directions To protect against unlawful impedance with oceanic transport To accomplish this reason, these controls build up an administrative system based on the advancement of security arrangements for boats and other sea transport operations The execution of this structure empowers the Republic to meet its commitments under Chapter XI-2 of the Safety Convention and the ISPS Code

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The South African Maritime Transport Security Legislative Arrangements The effect of the Maritime Transport Security Bill: The Bill extends its application to other (non-business) ports not under the control and administration of TNPA. As indicated by TNPA Security Management, the issues that the Bill and its Regulations ought to mull over are: The direction and control of other port members like little vessels and excitement ranges e.g. yachts, eateries and clubhouse inside the ports; Shipping Agents ought to experience preparing in the ISPS Code to value the confusions of Maritime Transport Security; Adjusting the life expectancy of the Maritime Transport Security Planning and Co-appointment Plan to coordinate with the other Maritime Security Plans; and Weapons and precluded things allowed as far as class by the Director-General ought to be done in counsel with the concerned oceanic industry members.

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Maritime Security International Ship & Port Facility Security Code (ISPS Code) STATUS REPORT South Africa

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THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE ISPS CODE IN SOUTH AFRICAN PORTS All seven South African business ports are consistent with the Code and the Regulations of 2004. Eighth Port, the new Port of Ngqura is finishing the ISPS accreditation with the specialists Maritime Security Plans were submitted for survey by TNPA in April 2009 Instructions got from the DG DOT to fluctuate the arrangements to address current oceanic transport security results; Efforts being embraced to limit the negative effect of security enhancements; Emphasis on preparing and advancement of Port/Facility Security Officers – at present experiencing a Maritime Security Managers Course; and Implementation of uniform security approach, measures and methods.

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THE IMPACT OF THE ISPS CODE ON PORT OPERATIONS The positive effects have been: Improvement in the treatment of vessel clearances; Reduction of wrongdoing in the most wrongdoing productive regions of the Ports; Standardization of Security strategies, measures systems; and Improved co-operation between Port/Facility Security and State Security/Emergency Agencies/Services.

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THE IMPACT OF THE ISPS CODE ON PORT OPERATIONS The difficulties on the usage of the ISPS Code on Ports Operations for the most part identified with: Delays in vessel clearances; Traffic clogs into and out of the Port/Facility entrance focuses; Resistance to co-work with Security approaches, measures strategies MITIGATION: SA Maritime Transport Security Bill; Uncertainty concerning exclusive Port Facilities. Alleviation: SA Maritime Transport Security Bill;

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South African Initiatives towards overhauling Ports Security Infrastructure

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PORT SECURITY UPGRADE PROJECTS to Meet International Obligations The fundamental concentration of the venture has been to: lay fiber optic links; introduce the equipment (perusers, cameras and so forth.); and guarantee that the stream of activity and different control/get to structures are constructed. As of now refined electronic security reconnaissance frameworks joining infra-red recognition and shut circuit TV are among a portion of the gear being introduced. Steel palisade border fencing is practically entire and reason planned get to control offices are being supplanted, up-reviewed or introduced. This is to defend TTNPA resources and payload, while at the same time checking the development of individuals and vehicles at the port get to/departure control focuses.

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PROJECT SCOPE Access Automation & Time Management Biometric frameworks & IC Card creation Video Surveillance & Recording Systems INTEGRATION of sub-frameworks to give a MANAGED SECURITY DATA SYSTEM Perimeter and Intrusion Alarm System Intelligent Control Rooms & Training

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PORT SECURITY UPGRADE PROJECTS (CONT .. N/A – These venture components are finished as a major aspect of phase1 in year 2004 and set up  – These undertakings are presently being executed/finished as a feature of stage 2.

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TRAINING IMO Courses - Modules are accessible NIA – at present preparing TNPA Security Managers All people assigned as; Port, Port Facility or Port Service Provider Security Officers must be prepared for their particular obligations and duties Same applies on the ship side of operations

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