Coast Guard Inspections and Compliance Directorate advises mariners to keep contact information updated to assist in the timely resolution of TWIC eligibility issues.
The Coast Guard announced a proposed delay in the effective date for certain facilities affected by final TWIC-reader requirements rule published in the Federal Register in 2016.
The Coast Guard Assistant Commandant for Prevention Policy has published Marine Safety Information Bulletin 02-21 Change 5 “COVID-19 Safety Requirements in the Maritime Transportation System.”
Sexual assault is a crime. When the assault occurs onboard a U.S. documented vessel, the Coast Guard must be notified.
Some facilities are regulated by both CFATS and MTSA 2002. Those entities that fall under MTSA and CFATS or have a portion of their facility fall under a CFATS designation need to be aware of new Physical Security Breach, Suspicious Activity Reporting, and Cyber Security Breach reporting requirements.