Security training for Honduras port officials

July 24, 2022 Maritime Safety News

IMO has organised a port security workshop in San Pedro Sula, Honduras as part of its capacity building support for Member States. The workshop (18-22 July) primarily focuses on SOLAS Chapter XI-2 and ISPS Code for Designated Authorities (DA) and Port Facility Security Officers (PFSOs), thereby supporting officials to perform their duties in line with IMO maritime security measures.

A total of 31 participants* with roles relating to Honduras’ port security are attending the national workshop. They will receive the knowledge and skills to understand the requirements of key IMO maritime security instruments.

The event, which was requested and co-hosted by the Honduras National Commission for Port Security (Comisión Nacional de Protección Portuaria) included a visit to the Port of Puerto Cortes.

* Seventeen officers in charge of port security from ports across Honduras, six representatives of the National Commission for Port Security, two Navy officers, two merchant marine officers and four port management students.