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Ord. No. 13 of 2004


“the Code” (《國際規則》) means the International Ship and Port Facility Security Code adopted by the Conference of Contracting Governments to the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea, 1974 on 12 December 2002;

“Contracting Government” (締約政府) means the government of a party to the Convention; “the Convention” (《公約》) means the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea, 1974 (SOLAS);

“designated port facility” (經指定港口設施) means a port facility designated as a designated port facility under section 7;

“Director” (處長) means the Director of Marine;

“high-speed craft” (高速船) means a craft capable of a maximum speed in metres per second equal to or exceeding 3.7V0.1667 where V is the displacement corresponding to the design waterline (m3);

“Hong Kong ship” (香港船舶) means a ship which is registered in Hong Kong under the Merchant Shipping (Registration) Ordinance (Cap. 415);

“international voyage” (國際航程) means a voyage from—

(a) a place of a party to the Convention to a place outside the party; or
(b) a place outside a party to the Convention to a place of the party;

“management” (管理人), in relation to a port facility, means the owner, occupier or operator of the port facility;

“non-Hong Kong ship” (非香港船舶) means a ship other than a Hong Kong ship;

“port facility” (港口設施) means a location (including an anchorage, a waiting berth and an approach from seaward) where ship/port interface takes place;

“recognized security organization” (經認可的保安組織) means a recognized security organization recognized under section 8;

“Secretary” (局長) means the Secretary for Economic Development and Labour;

“ship” (船舶) means—

(a) a ship (including a high-speed craft) that carries more than 12 passengers and is engaged on international voyages; or
(b) a cargo ship (including a high-speed craft) of 500 gross tonnage or upwards that is engaged on international voyages,

and includes a mechanically propelled vessel capable of engaging in drilling operations for the exploration for or exploitation of resources beneath the sea-bed such as liquid or gaseous hydrocarbons, sulphur or salt, not on location;

“ship/port interface” (船/港界面) means interactions that occur when a ship is directly and immediately affected by actions involving the movement of persons or goods or provision of port services to or from the ship.