Shore & Offshore Security is pleased to announce that it has become a member of the Port Development Partnership (PDP) initiative of the Netherlands-African Business Council (NABC) supported by the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Accra. The PDP provides a bridge between African ports, transport industries and Dutch companies and knowledge institutes in the ports and logistics sector.

Shore & Offshore Security’s consultancy services provide security and risk assessments that identify and describe the main security threats to port facilities and vessels. It executes audits and surveys of (existing) infrastructure and practices, provides assistance with writing port facility plans and manages implementation of new procedures to ensure compliance with the international ship and port facility security (ISPS) code, resulting in improved security procedures.

The PDP is dedicated to optimising the environmental, economic and public benefit of ports, including connected deltas, cities and hinterland. PDP clearly sees sustainability not as an obligation but as an economic driver (you can find more information here).

The PDP consists of a large number of Dutch firms, specialised in the fields of port management, infrastructure development and transport and logistics. Other members of the partnership are APM Terminals, Boskalis, Van Oord, Damen, BAMI, IHC Merwede and Berenschot.