Presentation on theme: "PORT SECURITY: A GLOBAL RESPONSIBILITY A COMMON GOAL N.V. HAVENBEHEER SURINAME HAVENLAAN, PARAMARIBO Mr. Guno H. Castelen Director Commercial Affairs,"— Presentation transcript:
PORT SECURITY: A GLOBAL RESPONSIBILITY A COMMON GOAL N.V. HAVENBEHEER SURINAME HAVENLAAN, PARAMARIBO Mr. Guno H. Castelen Director Commercial Affairs, Planning and Development Havenlaan Paramaribo Suriname October 25, 2006
SURINAME DEPENDS ON THE MARITIME TRANSPORTATION FOR IMPORT AND EXPORT. AIR – AND ROADTRANSPORTATION CAN BE NEGLECTED IN FOREIGN TRADE. MARITIME TRANSPORTATION 2
Thhe Nieuwe Haven Terminal is a multi purpose port were more than 90 % of the imports goes through, except oil and cement, wheat and from Suralco and Gross Rosbel All exports except bauxite and bauxitederivative, gold and crude oil products NIEUWE HAVEN TERMINAL 3
Captive Port: In the first place for national use Some of it in transit to Guyana, French Guyana with the opportunity to serve Physical limitations: Draft and Tide Quay lenght – 520 meters, draft 6.90 meters Dredge Project Deepening Suriname river and the effects for the Nieuwe Haven Terminal NIEUWE HAVEN 4
The Nieuwe Haven Terminal was build at the end of the sixties, with donations of the European Unioin and a loan of the European Development Fund. This loan was paid by the N.V. Havenbeheer Suriname. The terminal is build on approximately 60 acres. There are sheds which is rented and the land for storage of goods. There is a plan to change the port management structure. All the facilities are ISPS certified. The building of the port at the end of the sixties. N.V. HAVENBEHEER SURINAME
The most important purpose of the port is to manage, exploit and the development of the dry infra- and superstructure in the area in the Republic of Suriname. The company manage the Nieuwe Haven Terminal in Paramaribo and the Port of Nieuw Nickerie in the district of Nickerie. PURPOSE 6
TO BE A USER ORIENTED, EFFICIENT AND SAFE PORT, THAT IS COMMERCIALLY AND FINANCIALLY HEALTHY TO SECURE MAINTENANCE, DEVELOPMENT AND CONTINUITY AND DELIVERS SERVICES OF TOP QUALITY AIMED AT MEETING THE EVER INCREASING DEMAND OF SHIPPING COMPANIES AND AGENCIES, OF STEADY AND CONTINUOUS FLOWS OF CARGO, ADEQUATELY USING HUMAN RESOURCES AND WITH RESPECT OF THE ENVIRONMENT AND THAT IS IN FULL SERVICE OF THE ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT OF SURINAME. MISSION STATEMENT 7
LEGISLATION Maritime Security Law SB 2004 no. 90. Ratification of SOLAS 2002 amendments SB 2004 no. 89. Model ISSC certificate SB 2004 no.141. In preparation draft Port Law. The draft of the Maritime Law is completed in English. 8
MAJOR PORTS 9 Paramaribo: Nieuwe Haven Terminal Lenght: 520 meters Suralco LLC Nickerie: Haven of Nickerie Quay: 50 meter In total there are 13 port facilities identified and all are certified
MARITIME SECURITY ORGANIZATION President Republic Suriname Min TCT Maritime administration Ship CSO SSO SSA SSP ISSC Designated Authority Port Facilit PFSO PFSA PFSP SOC Maritime Sec Council Min J/PMin Def AG 10
THE AWARENESS CAMPAIGN Seminars by Security management. Interaction with shipping agents, Customs, other interest. Discussed consequences of non-compliance. Implementation elements identified for Stakeholders. Schedule for implementation with Stakeholders. 12 HOW ISPS WAS IMPLEMENTED AT HBS?
Main Objectives Access Control Perimeter fences Patrol Vehicles Lighting Restricted Areas Metal Detectors Under carriage Mirrors Night Vision Binoculars Emergency Generators Contingency planning Training 13
HOW COORDINATION WAS ACHIEVED Port Security Advisory Committee Port Police Stakeholders Customs Workers Other Interest 14
HUMAN RESOURCE TRAINING Maritime Security training for PFSO (Total 35). Training of persons with security responsibilities (HBS 60). Training of persons working at the facility (HBS 100). 15
DRILLS/ EXERCISES Three drills Two exercises: - Stowaways - Port Strike 16
HOW ISPS WAS IMPLEMENTED AT HBS? What were the major problems during implementation? Financial constraints Waterside security Dealing with non conventional vessels (schooners) Dealing with non-compliant vessels 17
HOW ISPS WAS IMPLEMENTED AT HBS? What were the significant achievements ? Achievement of total ISPS compliance. Effective monitoring and control. Good coordination with the customs, shipping agents and other actors. Good cooperation with the Police. Regular meetings with Stakeholders 18
AUDITS International/ USCG 18 t/m 20 July 2006 Best practices noted: e.g Setting up of a security department Inter agency cooperation (official report pending) 19
MAJOR PROJECTS? Rehabilitation of the port which will start in February 2007. The estimated cost is Euro 40 million. Technical assistance program with the Port of Amsterdam. The budget cost is Euro 800.000,- Rehabilitation of the Port of Nickerie which is planned for 2007/ 2008. The estimated cost is US $11 Million. Dredging: feasibility study started in June 2006 and will finish in March 2007. The estimated cost is US $ 1 million. Pre feasibility study for the development of an Export processing zone in the port area, will be conducted in 2007/2008. 20
Lessons Learned ? 21 Private and public commitment. Solid organization structure. Education to the public and private sector.
RECOMMENDATIONS 22 Further cooperation between regional ports. Continued training for port personnel at all levels. Training for DSA. Utilization of regional resources for auditing purposes and creation of regional network of experts. Creation of national and regional organization for PFSO’s.