APEC Efforts to Secure International Shipping and Ports

Wednesday, November 24, 2004
The White House issued a Fact Sheet discussing initiatives agreed to by representatives attending the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit in Chile. Among other things, the leaders agreed to secure international shipping and ports by working toward implementation of the IMO International Ship and Port Facility Security (ISPS) Code. President Bush and six other leaders launched the ISPS Code Implementation Assistance Program to assist fellow APEC members in complying with the ISPS Code through technical assistance and grants. Source: HK Law

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