ISSC (ISPS) C-TPAT
All ARRC vessels are ISM certified and hold valid ISSC (ISPS) certificates.The International Management Code for the Safe Operation of Ships and for Pollution Prevention (ISM Code) was adopted by the IMO as Resolution A.741(18) in November 1993. It came into force on July 1, 1998 as SOLAS Chapter IX, ‘‘Management for the Safe Operation of Ships’’. The ISM Code provides an international standard for the safe management and operation of ships and for pollution prevention.
a. ARRC is active member of C-TPAT having valid SVI (Status Verification Interface) number e33bf88c-70a7-49c0-8db6-d5f24646ca9b C-TPAT (Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism) is a voluntary government-business initiative that builds cooperative relationships that strengthen and improve overall international supply chain and U.S. border security. C-TPAT is widely recognized as one of the most effective means of providing the highest level of cargo security through close cooperation with international supply chain businesses such as importers, carriers, consolidators, licensed customs brokers, and manufacturers. Through this initiative, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is asking businesses to ensure the integrity of their security practices and communicate and verify the security guidelines of their business partners within the supply chain.