An ISSC is issued if
- a verified Plan exists on board the ship
- the Plan has been implemented
- the security measures have been trained for at least 30 days, and
- a classification society has confirmed this in an on-board verification.
After the SSP has been approved by the BSH and taken on board the vessel,
verification can be carried out by a classification company after 30 days and
before the Interim ISSC expires (6-month validity).
As soon as the BSH has received the verification report on a successful on-board
security survey, it issues the ISSC to the shipping company (with copy to the