Class 1 & 2 Oral answers ( Part 21 )
IMO Number is to be permanently marked in two places. Covered by SOLAS CH-XI-1, regulation - 3.4. Place-1 is any of the following places:On the stern of the shipOn either side of the hull Amidships port and starboardOn either side of the superstructure, port and starboardOn the front of the superstructureIn the case of passenger ships, on a horizontal surface visible from the air.Place-2 is any of the following places:Either on one of the end transverse bulkheads of the machinery spacesOn one of the hatchwaysIn the case of tankers, in the pump-roomIn the case of ships with ro-ro spaces, on one of the end transverse bulkheads of the ro-rospaces.
SHIP SECURITY OFFICER (SSO)
Ship security officer means the person on board the ship, accountable to the master,designated by the Company.Responsible for the security of the ship, including implementation and maintenance of the ship security plan.Responsible for liaison with the company security officer and port facility security officers. A ship security officer shall be designated on each ship.In addition to those specified elsewhere inISPS Code, the duties and responsibilities of the ship security officer shall include, but are not limited to:Undertaking regular security inspections of the ship to ensure that appropriate security measures are maintained.Maintaining and supervising the implementation of the ship security plan, including any amendments to the plan.Coordinating the security aspects of the handling of cargo and ship's stores with othershipboard personnel and with the relevant port facility security officers.Proposing modifications to the ship security plan.Reporting to the company security officer any deficiencies and non-conformitiesidentified during internal audits, periodic reviews, security inspections and verificationsof compliance and implementing any corrective actions.Enhancing security awareness and vigilance on board.Ensuring that adequate training has been provided to shipboard personnel, asappropriate.Reporting all security incidents.Coordinating implementation of the ship security plan with the company security officer