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THE Filipino Shipowners Association (FSA) will host the 29th Federation of ASEAN Shipowners Association Annual General Meeting (FASA AGM) on December 1-3 at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel, Makati.

The event is highlighted by a Seminar on Maritime Security: Countdown to the ISPS Code Deadline on December 3, 2003. Among the speakers are Capt. Glenn A. Wiltshire of the US Coast Guard; Stephen Borthwick, director of Maritime Security, Australian Department of Transportation and Regional Services; and Delia Domingo-Albert , Undersecretary, Department of Foreign Affairs.

The International Ship and Port Facility Security Code (ISPS code) will take effect in July 2004 and outlines the measures to prevent acts of terrorism which threaten passengers, crew and cargoes.

Also part of the event is the 10th Interim Meeting of the Asian Shipowners Forum Safe Navigation and Environment Committee on December 2, 2003, and a dinner in honor of all FASA and ASF delegates and guests on December 3.

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