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Maritime Security
Expert Guidance for ISPS Code Requirements and Compliance
Maritime Security Levels
The Marine Security Advisories, and Maritime Security Bulletins are issued to advise Liberian Registry vessels owners, operators, and masters regarding maritime security situations and maritime security levels in specific territorial waters and ports.
Private Maritime Security Companies and Carriage of Privately Contracted Security Personnel
The following document provides guidance and clarification for companies that own, manage, or operate Liberian Registry flagged vessels and may be considering the service and embarkation of armed and unarmed security personnel in High Risk Area(s) (HRA).

Global Counter Piracy Guidance for Companies, Masters, and Seafarers
Piracy and armed robbery at sea is an organized and persistent criminal activity prevalent in many parts of the world. Experience shows that applying the recommendations in this guidance will assist ships to detect, avoid, deter, or delay piracy or armed robbery attacks.

Guidelines Against Piracy – Gulf of Guinea
Piracy and armed robbery in the Gulf of Guinea region is an established criminal activity and is of serious concern to the maritime sector. Experience shows that applying the recommendations in this guidance will assist ships to detect, avoid, deter, or delay piracy or armed robbery attacks.

Best Management Practices to Deter Piracy and Enhance Maritime Security in the Red Sea, Gulf of Aden, Indian Ocean, and Arabian Sea
The purpose of this publication is to help ships plan their voyage and to detect, avoid, deter, delay, and report piracy or armed robbery attacks. Experience has shown application of the recommendations in this publication makes a significant difference to the safety and security of seafarers and ships.

Application for Letter of Authorization for Carriage of Armed Guards
Please complete and submit the following application along with an Appendix to the SSP outlining the procedures for Privately Contracted Armed Security Personnel to security in order to apply for the Letter of Authorization for Carriage of Armed Guards.

Anti-Piracy Checklist
Please complete and submit the following to the Administration when providing notice of entering the High-Risk area as defined in Marine Security Advisory 01/2023. Experience shows that applying the recommendations on this checklist will assist ships to detect, avoid, deter, or delay piracy or armed robbery attacks.

Long-range Identification and Tracking (LRIT) Conformance Test Reports
The conformance test submitted for registration or re-registration shall be less than one month old (excluding newbuilding for which there is no time limitation) and conducted by the Liberian Administration Authorized Testing Application Service Provider (herein referred to as “Testing ASP”) in accordance with paragraph 5.2 of Marine Notice ISP-003 whose details are outlined below:
Pole Star Space Application Ltd.
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Once the test is complete Pole Star will forward the test results, to the Administration in .xml file format for issuance of LRIT certificate.

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