New Port Rules Take Effect New security regulations are taking effect at ports around the world, under a treaty signed by 148 nations. The International Ship and Port Facility Code requires that ships have a security officer and an alarm signal that can alert the country of registration in times of emergency, along with other measures. Hear NPR's Robert Siegel.
NPR logo

New Port Security Rules Take Effect

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/3081021/3081022" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
New Port Security Rules Take Effect

New Port Security Rules Take Effect

New Port Security Rules Take Effect

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/3081021/3081022" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

New security regulations are taking effect at ports around the world, under a treaty signed by 148 nations. The International Ship and Port Facility Code requires that ships have a security officer and an alarm signal that can alert the country of registration in times of emergency, along with other measures. Hear NPR's Robert Siegel.