IMO’s Int. Safety Management Training Underway in Nine Countries
Training on the International Safety Management (ISM) Code which was conducted by IMO is underway for nine countries* including the eastern and southern Africa sub-region. The code sets an international standard for safe ship management and operation. There are thirty-two participants took part in the event, which was hosted by the Tanzania Shipping Agencies Corporation (TASAC) in Dar es Salaam, the United Republic of Tanzania between 17-21 June.
The focus of the course is how the code evolved and its importance in efforts to improve safe ship operation and pollution prevention. The senior maritime administration personnel responsible for conducting shipboard and shore-based audits for verification of compliance with the code’s requirements are the participants of the event.
The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore supported this training, including interactive country-specific presentations focusing on the administrations’ tonnage, type of vessels, knowledge, and perspective on ISM code implementation.