What is the master of a UK ship expected to do if a foreign port or another ship it is interfacing with does not meet ISPS Code security requirements?

It will ultimately be a commercial decision for the UK ship as to whether it calls at its intended destination or goes alongside the other ship.

Where it is decided that the UK ship will call at a port that does not meet ISPS Code security requirements, the master should request a Declaration of Security, in order to ensure that the ship is not prejudiced against at future ports of call.

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What should the master of a UK ship do if there are concerns about security provisions at an overseas port?

What will happen if all the necessary security information is provided by a UK ship but the foreign port State believes the ship not to be in compliance with the ISPS Code?