Presentation on theme: "Trade Facilitation Policy and New Security Initiatives The Impact of Security on Shipping Brian Parkinson - Trade/Operations Adviser Sharing the Gains."— Presentation transcript:
Trade Facilitation Policy and New Security Initiatives The Impact of Security on Shipping Brian Parkinson - Trade/Operations Adviser Sharing the Gains of Globalization in the New Security Environment
A problem!! An opportunity!!
SECURITY IS NOT A NEW “OPPORTUNITY” (for the Shipping Industry)
Terrorist Pirate Environmental Activist
Threat To Ships
Threat FROM ships
Gains of Globalization in the New Security Environment 1. Increased Security; and 2. Facilitation of Trade The Objective
The IMO Number IMO IMO Proposals
Alert System Proposal - A terrorist alert system Issues - Timing, response, false alarms, cost IMO Proposals
Port/Ship vulnerability assessments Port & ship security plans Port, ship, company security officers Security equipment
Certificate of Security Declaration of Security Continuous Synopsis Record Information on board IMO Proposals
Supply Chain Security World Customs Organization (WCO)
Supply Chain Security 1.Earlier provision of data 2.Access to commercial records 3.“Authorised” Traders 4.”Secure” Carriers
Identification Documents Seafarers Port workers Officials Reaction Yes Maybe
Crew Control Armed Guards - Payment Liability Training
Dangers 1.Misdirected energy 2.Complacency 3.Security fatigue
SOLUTIONS??? 1.More forms and certificates?? 2.Tighter controls?? 3.Better technology?? 4.More “experts”?? 5.Knee-jerk reactions?? 6.Arm merchant ships??
Assets (Apart from Legislation) 1.Goodwill 2.Information 3.Information systems 4.Experience
Developing a way forward 1.Examine “point of control” 2.Improve information sharing 3.More timely/better information 4.Better “intelligence”
Industry View 1.International Dimension/Standards 2.Consistency, Clarity, Uniformity 3.Appropriate to the threat 4.Cooperation with all parties 5.Practical - not Political 6.Identify the possibly suspect 7.Favour the probably innocent
Gains of Globalization in the New Security Environment?? Not easy - but possible An Unsolvable Opportunity???