Coast Guard’s notice of proposed rulemaking on cruise ship terminal security published in Federal Register

Coast Guard's notice of proposed rulemaking on cruise ship terminal security published in Federal Register
WASHINGTON — The Federal Register Wednesday published the U.S. Coast Guard’s notice of proposed rulemaking amending its regulations on cruise ship terminal security. This proposed rule would standardize screening activities for all persons, baggage and personal effects at cruise ship terminals while also allowing an appropriate degree of flexibility that accommodates and is consistent with different...

Maritime Security and Pollution Response Exercise Scheduled for Narragansett Bay

PROVIDENCE, RI – U.S. Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New England in partnership with over 30 federal, State, and local agencies, as well as approximately a dozen private companies and non-government organizations, is sponsoring an emergency response exercise on and around Narragansett Bay, R.I., May 3 through May 5, 2010.

TWIC non-compliance restrictions lifted for three facilities

MIAMI – Coast Guard Sector Miami rescinded the last of three Captain of the Port Orders on Thursday for three port facilities previously ordered to suspend Maritime Transportation Security Act related operations.

Deadline for TWIC enforcement quickly approaches in Los Angeles and Long Beach

San Pedro, Calif. – The Coast Guard urges maritime workers who have not yet enrolled for a Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) to apply as soon as possible before unescorted access to U.S.-regulated waterfront terminals in the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach is prohibited.

Coast Guard announces change in TWIC compliance date for all Great Lakes ports

CLEVELAND – The U.S. Coast Guard announced Monday that December 1st, 2008 is the new compliance date for implementation of the Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) for owners and operators of facilities located within the U.S. Coast Guard Captain of the Port Zones of Buffalo, N.Y., Duluth, Minn., Detroit and Sault Ste. Marie, Mich., and Lake Michigan.

TWIC Deadline Announced for Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach

LOS ANGELES – The U.S. Coast Guard and the Transportation Security Administration announced Wednesday that April 14, 2009, is the Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) compliance date for owners and operators of facilities located within the U.S. Coast Guard Captain of the Port Zone of Los Angeles-Long Beach, California.

Transportation Worker Identification Credential Program compliance off to good start

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Coast Guard announced Wednesday that the first week of enforcement of compliance with the Transportation Worker Identification Credential Program in Coast Guard Captain of the Port Zones Northern New England, Boston, and Southeastern New England has resulted in only 23 denials of entry to port facilities out of the nearly 20,000 port workers, longshoremen and truckers required...

Deadline approaching for enforcement of new security measures at Great Lakes port facilities

CLEVELAND – The Coast Guard is set to enforce new security measures at port facilities located on the Great Lakes Oct. 31, 2008, as mandated by the Maritime Transportation Security Act (MTSA) and the Security and Accountability for Every Port Act.