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10th February 2007:
HPC Hamburg partnership .
In partnership with HPC Hamburg, IMS awarded the task of preparing the security and technical reqirements, in order to ensure the Port of Durres, Albania, attains ISPS Code compliance


1st May 2006:
Brigadier Brian Parritt Retires.
After just over 20 years at the helm, Brian Parritt has finally retired as a Director of IMS, the company he set up as a direct result of the Achille Lauro hijack, and the subsequent IMO Guidelines on the security of passenger ships.

We all wish him well in his retirement.

  4th April 2006:
IMS office move.
IMS has just completed an office move from The Garden House to Belmont Farm Business Centre. Full details can be found on the website's contacts section.
  22nd February 2006:
PFSA & PFSP for Nouadhibou.
Contracts have now been signed to provide PFSA and PFSP for the port of Nouadhibou, Mauritania.
  1st February 2006:
Presentation at Expo 2006 in Barcelona.
Our General Manager, Geoff Greaves, gave a presentation to the Cruise Ship Interiors and Systems Expo 2006 in Barcelona.  The theme of the talk was on the need for ship’s designers to incorporate security requirements, particularly at gangways.
  January 2006:
Liverpool Cruise Liner Facility .
A contract has been signed with Liverpool City Council, to provide security consultancy for the Cruise Liner Facility being built as part of the ‘European City of Culture 2008’ project.
  24th November 2005:
PFSA & PFSP for Mauritania.
Together with our co-operation partner, Germanishcher Lloyd, we have today been appointed as the RSO to complete a PFSA and PFSP for the port of Nouakchott, Mauritania.
  November 2004:
PFSO course accredited by UK TRANSEC.
The IMS PFSO course has now received accreditation from UK TRANSEC.
  12th June, 2004
IMS launches new "Test of PFSP" Exercise
IMS launches new Test of PFSP Exercise for ports or port facilities to comply with the exercise-requirements in the ISPS Code §18.6 Part B. The Test of PFSP Exercise is carried out as real-life scenarios 'on location' testing crucial elements of the security plan and will improve the general awareness and understanding of the PFSP among the facility personnel. The Exercise should be carried out at least once a year as laid down in the ISPS Code.
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