Interpretations and procedures in the overview below are valid for vessels under the flag of the Netherlands. For more information regarding ships registered in the Netherlands Antilles or Aruba, please contact the relevant authorities.

Guidance on Changes to Approved Ship Security Plans or Security equipment

Every change to an approved Ship Security Plan or a part of the Ship Security Equipment, which affects the ship's security performance, shall be reported by the CSO, prior to it's effectuation, to the RSO that has approved the existing SSP. The CSO shall indicate the consequences of the proposed change. The RSO decides in each case if the change shall be effectuated with or without a new verification, based on guidance by NSI.

For more information, contact the ILT.