Transportation Worker Identification Credential compliance date for American Samoa

HONOLULU — The Coast Guard announced Tuesday that April 14, 2009, is the new Transportation Worker Identification Credential compliance date for owners and operators of facilities located within American Samoa in the U.S. Coast Guard Captain of the Port Zone of Honolulu.

Alaskan TWIC Centers Extend Hours as Deadlines Approach

JUNEAU, Alaska — Alaska’s Transportation Workers Identification Credential (TWIC) Enrollment Centers have extended their hours of operations through Feb. 27 to accommodate enrollments and activations as deadlines approach.

Video – TWIC Program in New Orleans

New Orleans – The Coast Guard has started enforcing the new Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) program, which began Jan. 13, 2009.

Transportation Worker Identification Credential enrollment deadline for U.S. Virgin Islands near

SAINT CROIX, U.S. Virgin Islands – The Coast Guard and the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) urge maritime workers and truckers who have not yet applied for a Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) to enroll as soon as possible before the card is required to gain unescorted access to secure port facilities in the U.S. Virgin Islands.

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MIAMI – Coast Guard Sector Miami rescinded the last of three Captain of the Port Orders on Thursday for three port facilities previously ordered to suspend Maritime Transportation Security Act related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

SAN PEDRO, Calif. – Time is running short for maritime transportation workers who have not yet enrolled for a Transportation Worker Identification Credential also known as “TWIC.” On April 14, 2009 maritime transportation workers, including terminal employees, longshoremen, truck drivers, agents and contractors without a TWIC card will be denied unescorted access to U.S. regulated...

Coast Guard conducts TWIC spot checks at Maritime Transportation Security Act facilities

MIAMI – Coast Guard Field Teams from Sector Miami conducted spot checks at 38 port facilities Tuesday to assess compliance with new federal requirements involving the Transportation Worker Identification Card, or TWIC. Effective Jan. 13, certain workers at port facilities regulated under the Maritime Transportation Security Act (MTSA) are now required to hold a TWIC.

TWIC compliance deadline approaching

St. Louis – The Coast Guard is reminding the maritime community in the Coast Guard Sector Upper Mississippi River zone that the deadline for regulated facilities to comply with the Transportation Workers Identification Credentials (TWIC) security guidelines is Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2009. Beginning that day, the Coast Guard will begin enforcement of the new regulations.

Deadline for TWIC enforcement approaches quickly

PORTLAND, Ore. – Coast Guard Captain Fred Myer, the Captain of the Port of Portland, Ore., urges all maritime workers who have not yet enrolled for a Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) to apply as soon as possible.