Coast Guard conducts surge operation in Port of Hampton Roads, Va.

NORFOLK, Va. – The Coast Guard, along with other federal, state and local agencies, conducted a joint operation at Hampton Roads port facilities Tuesday and Wednesday. Inspections were conducted at the Norfolk International Terminal, AP Moller-Maersk facility and Portsmouth Marine Terminal. Similar joint operations were simultaneously conducted at the Maryland Port Administration’s Seagirt...

Coast Guard announces final rule covering issuance of merchant mariner qualifcation credentials

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Coast Guard’s Marine Safety, Security and Stewardship Directorate announced Monday the publication of a final rule consolidating regulations for the issuance of merchant mariner qualification credentials.

Worker Identification Credential Enforcement Begins in Southeast

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The Coast Guard will begin enforcement of the Transportation Worker Identification Credentials (TWIC) for each port located within South Carolina, Georgia, Northern Florida and Port Canaveral, Fla., Monday.