How will a Port Facility Security Officer normally obtain a ship’s Declaration of Security?

Either: (1) from the ship’s agent; or (2) directly from the ship by radio, e-mail, fax or telephone (possibly through a VTS control room), before the ship is allowed entry to the port facility.

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What information is typically required by a major port before a ship’s arrival from another country?

Agreement between the ship and port facility on responsibility for certain activities is required to be shown on the Declaration of Security form. What activities are these?