The completion of this drill highlights the commitment of the Big Creek Group of Companies and other participating organizations to maintaining high levels of security and safety in their shipping and port operations. By investing in the training of their personnel, these organizations are better prepared to identify, mitigate and respond effectively to any security threats or emergency situations that may arise.
On February 9th, 2023, the Big Creek Group of Companies Training Center conducted an International Ship and Port Facility (ISPS) drill, which was the third drill completed for the 2022/2023 ISPS year. The drill was titled “Ship’s Cargo Delivery Training Drill” and was conducted by the Recognized Security Organization (RSO), Wafagua Nautical Safety Institute.
The training session included security personnel and other staff from a range of organizations, including the Big Creek Group, National Gas Company (NGC), Belize Port Authority (BPA), Santander, Belize Sugar Industries (BSI/ASR), and Belize Natural Energy (BNE). Its purpose was to enhance the participants’ knowledge and skills related to ship cargo delivery and to ensure that they are well-equipped to respond to any emergencies or threats that may arise during the shipping process.