Liquefied-gas-industry experts and Coast Guard personnel from around the country came together in Katy, Texas, December 3, to prepare for the increased use of liquefied gases throughout the maritime community and gain a deeper understanding of the intricacies each party faces as they adapt to the rapid growth of this multi-billion dollar industry.
The Office of Port & Facility Compliance is reminding owners/operators to list the National Response Center’s 24-hour hotline, 800-424-8802, in their facility/vessel security plans for reporting maritime security and cybersecurity incidents to the Coast Guard.
The Office of Port and Facility Compliance announces the publication of the consolidated report on the status and work completed in 2018 by Area Maritime Security Committees (AMSCs).
In our second installment on cybersecurity and cyber risk management in observance of DHS’s National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, the Domestic Ports Division discusses the Area Maritime Security Committee as a valuable resource to combat cyber-related threats.
The award selection panel reviewed the annual reports of the 43 AMSCs and judged based on contributions and achievements in safeguarding the Marine Transportation System.
The campaign focuses on personal accountability and positive behavior when it comes to cybersecurity. The Coast Guard’s goal is to provide the maritime community with information, resources, and best practices to help protect their environments.
In this post, we mark the anniversary of the Coast Guard’s marine inspection program, which was the result of the Congressional Act of 1838.
The contest winners’ works of art will be featured on the Coast Guard, NAMEPA and CIP-OAS websites. The two grand prize winners will receive a certificate, a bilingual (English and Spanish) calendar featuring the art of all 12 winners, a $100 cash prize and a special Coast Guard-themed package. Finalists will receive a certificate and the bilingual calendar.
The major revision in the 2019 guidelines center on realigning the classification program with applicable regulation provisions.