International Ship and Port Facility Security Code (ISPS CODE)

Fiji at the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea 1974, held in London, of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) in December 2002 adopted the amendments to the 1974 Safety of Life at Sea Convention (SOLAS), to which the new International Ship and Port Facility Security Code (ISPS Code) is enshrined.

The Code mandates detailed security-related requirements for Governments, Port Authorities and Shipping Companies to trade under.

FPCL a duly constituted body under the Sea Ports Management Act of the Fiji Islands is responsible for the management of all its International Ports of Entry. Under its ISPS obligation, FPCL has conducted a security risk assessment of all its international sea ports of entry and has a Port Facility Security Plan (PFSP) for each of its ports that came into force 1st July 2004, making all Fiji ports ISPS compliant. FPCL also has berthing facilities for non-ISPS compliance vessels in all its port of entry.

IMO Registration of Fiji Ports

No Port IMO ID No UN-LOCATOR CODE Operator
1 SUVA 16200 FJSUV FPCL
2 LAUTOKA/VUDA 15954 FJLTK FPCL
3 MALAU 259087 FJMAL FSC
4 VATIA WHARF 267116 FJVAT EGM
5 SAVUSAVU 16084 FJSVU FIMSA

Notes

  • FSC – Fiji Sugar Corporation
  • EGM – Emperor Gold Mine
  • MSAF– Maritime Safety Authority of Fiji