The training on port facility security under the Maritime Security component of the EU-funded SAFEMED IV project took place on 19 – 20 November 2019 at the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) premises in Lisbon. 14 participants from Israel, Jordan, Libya, Morocco, and Tunisia attended the training.
In collaboration with EMSA, an International Maritime Organisation (IMO) representative also delivered a presentation about the Global Integrated Shipping Information System (GISIS) regarding the Maritime Security.
SAFEMED IV beneficiary countries’ representatives were provided with additional knowledge and expertise to implement their obligations both as port State and as Flag State and to monitor the activity performed by Recognised Security Organisations on their behalf.
The European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) is implementing SAFEMED IV project for technical assistance bringing together national, European and international stakeholders with the aim to raise the safety, security and protection of marine environment standards in the Mediterranean sea, with a view to implement the maritime aspects of the UfM Regional Transport Action Plan 2014-2020.