1.5 Ship Security Alert System

In the event of a terrorist attack, ship’s personnel must be able to alert the authorities ashore without letting the terrorists know that an alarm has been raised.  This can be through a Ship Security Alert System.

The Ship Security Alert System must:

  • be capable of being activated from the bridge and from one more location.
  • not be sent to other ships in the vicinity.
  • be sent to a competent authority ashore.
  • not give an indication onboard that the alarm has been raised.
  • continue to transmit the ship security alert until it has been deactivated.