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SECURITYUPDATEONISPSCODE

PORTFACILITYSECURITYASSESSMENT(PFSA):

Kenya Ports Authority has just concluded a comprehensive Port Facility Security
Assessment for the ports of Mombasa and Lamu in compliance with the
International ship & Port Facility Security (ISPS) Code. An International Security
Consulting firm contracted and funded by the World Bank conducted the
assessment. Following the PFSA, Kenya ports Authority is in the process of
reviewingandupdatingitsPortFacilitySecurityPlan(PFSP).

SECURITYLEVEL:

TheportsofMombasaandLamuarecurrentlyoperatingatLEVEL1(ONE).

PROCEDURES:

All ships calling at the ports of Mombasa and Lamu are required to submit
their detailed prearrival information to the Harbour Master or the Port
FacilitysecurityOfficer(PFSO)24hoursbeforearrival.
Upon their arrival attheports,theshipisboardedbyaPortSecurityOfficer
to verify the prearrival information. The Ship security officer (SSO) or the
MasterthencompletesthePortFacilityISPSCodeInterfacechecklist.
Declaration of security form is filled and signed by the SSO or the Master
and the Facility boarding Port Security officer when there is need for the
periodtheshipwillbeatthefacility.

SECURITY ARRANGEMENTS FOR THE VISIT OF CRUISE ANDFOREIGN


NAVALSHIPS:

PORTAPPROACHES

Vessel to notify KenyaNavyonVHF Channel16whenenteringKenyan


territorialwatersoratleast20milesfromtheportentrance.
Vessel to notifyRas SeraniSignalStationonVHFChannel12or16when20
milesfromentrance
Kenya Navy patrol boat (name of patrol boat to be given)tobeon
standby off Kenyan coastline and listening on VHF Channel 12 and
16.

ArrivalPilotStation

Vesselarrivepilotboardingplace2milesS.E.ofBuoyNo
InitialboardingpartyatPilotboardinggroundasfollows:

HarbourMaster
Pilot
PortFacilitySecurityOfficer&HeadofSecurity
(ManagingDirector)

TransitChannelUnderPilotage

VesselmaintainslisteningwatchonVHFChannel12and16

PolicepatrolboatescortingvesselfromChannelBuoyNo.6

InspectionoftheBerth

Security inspection of the berth to be carried out one (1) hour before
ShipsberthingbyaJointsecurityteam,asfollows:

OfficerCommandingPoliceDivision(PortOCPD)

SeniorSecurityOfficer(KPA)

Asst.HarbourMaster

ManagerConventionalCargo

KPADivers

Seclusionzone

50 meters seclusion zone created at Berth No. 1 and 2 forward and after
bydrums/emptyContainersandonwaterfrontbypoliceboatpatrols.

Divers
Kenya Ports Authority Divers to be onStandbytocarryoutbottomsearch
ifnecessary.

SecurityLights

Shipstohaveadequatesecuritylightsonthesidesatnight

SmallBoats

No small boat, barge or vessel to be allowed along side or near the ship
withoutpermissionfromtheBerthingManager

ArmedPatrols

At least four armed policemen and three undercover detectives to patrol


theshipontheberthevery24hours.

GatePatrols

Screeningandsearchingofallpersonsattheportentryandexitpoints.

PortContacts

a) Capt.T.A.Khamis
HarbourMaster

Telephone312211Ext.2118
311481
0722415087
VHFChannel12

Capt.AdnanBanafa
Asst.HarbourMaster

Telephone:312211Ext.2477
315787
0733589371
VHFchannel12

b) Maj (Rtd) Mohammed D. Morowa, Head of Security


Services&PortFacilitySecurityOfficer

Telephone:312211Ext.2352

0722262639

c) OfficerCommandingPoliceDivisionKilindini
PortPolice

Telephone:312211Ext.2652
224143
0722975195

d) PolicePatrol
MarineMobileOneVHFChannel12or16
e) LighthouseSignalStation
Telephone312895
VHFchannel12/16

PROJECTS:

Following the assessment, KPA is in the process of installing an integrated


securitySolutionthatwillincludethefollowing:
AutomatedAccessControl
TimeandAttendanceManagement
RemoteSurveillanceandmonitoringsystem(CCTV)
PerimeterFenceIntrusionDetectionSystem
Prequalificationandtechnicalspecificationforthissystemhasbeencompleted.

PORTDETAILSANDCONTACTS:

DETAILS:
a) STATUS:PORTOPEN
b) PORTID.NUMBER:17866
c) UNLOCATORCODE:KEMBA
d) PORTNAME:PORTOFMOMBASA

CONTACT:
a) HarbourMaster:Capt.TwalibA.Khamis
Address:KenyaPortsAuthority
P.O.Box95009
MOMBASAKENYA
Fax:+254412311867
Mobile:+254722415087
Email:tkhamis@kpa.co.ke

b) PortFacilitysecurityOfficer:Maj(Rtd)MohammedD.Morowa
Address:KenyaPortsAuthority
P.O.Box95009
MOMBASAKENYA
Fax:+254412311867
Mobile:+254722262639
Telephone:+25441312211
Email:mmorowa@kpa.co.ke