1 Contracting Governments shall set security levels
and ensure the provision of security-level information to ships operating
in their territorial sea or having communicated an intention to enter
their territorial sea.
2 Contracting Governments shall provide a point
of contact through which such ships can request advice or assistance
and to which such ships can report any security concerns about other
ships, movements or communications.
3 Where a risk of attack has been identified,
the Contracting Government concerned shall advise the ships concerned
and their Administrations of:
.1 the current security level;
.2 any security measures that should be put in
place by the ships concerned to protect themselves from attack, in
accordance with the provisions of part A of
the ISPS Code; and
.3 security measures that the coastal State has
decided to put in place, as appropriate.