The Singapore Maritime and Port Authority (MPA) issued a Circular advising owners and operators of Singapore ships that Singapore has adopted legislation to give effect to the SOLAS amendments and the ISPS Code
. Among other things, the legislation provides that the owner and master of a ship that does not comply with the legislation and regulations may be liable for a fine not exceeding S$10,000 and the ship may be detained. Shipping Circular No. 11 of 2004 (HK Law).