4th World Port Security Summit

Updated: Aug 13, 2018

The Over 50 countries delegates met at the INTERPORTPOLICE Summit that was done in cooperation with the International Maritime Organization's (IMO) at their headquarters in London to hear leading experts discuss port security programmes and innovations. INTERPORTPOLICE's Secretary Jay Grant, Board President Joseph Lawless, and Secretary General Lim of the IMO opened the Summit.

Secretary General Grant during Opening Address

Topics Included:

Issues discussed included improving inter-agency cooperation, threat and vulnerability assessments, risk management, enhancing the effectiveness of access control and identity authentication, communication, cyber, and incident response.  Discussion and presentations identified and promulgate resources, best practices, and future work priorities pertaining to the port security committees.  

Main delegate room of the IMO Headquarters with Delegates who attended the Summit

International Cooperation

The IMO, UNDCO, INTERPOL, and INTERPORTPOLICE all discussed international cooperation and how more focus was needed addressing intergovernmental cooperation on current tactics and methods being faced by security official at ports.

INTERPORTPOLICE Director of Training Neville Hay address the delegates on Project Griffin and the new communication program Community Connect - If you See Something - Report It.

Other speakers included:


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