Tag: area maritime security committee

12/21/2015: Maritime awareness security terrorism training cybersecurity symposium

The 2016 Maritime Awareness Security Terrorism Training Cybersecurity Symposium is being hosted in Texas. Read the post for information on registration details.

6/24/2015: Developing maritime threats

Read recent Coast Guard remarks from a Area Maritime Security Committee meeting on developing issues and threats in the maritime domain to include waterway changes, impacts of the Energy Renaissance and the commodities market, transnational terrorists and biological incidents.

6/15/2015: Coast Guard Commandant on Cyber in the maritime domain

Read a summary of the Coast Guard Commandant’s remarks from last week’s Area Maritime Security Committee meeting on cyber in the maritime domain and the soon-to-be-released Coast Guard Cyber Strategy which will be released tomorrow.

5/21/2015: Maritime Sector Coordinating Councils

The Coast Guard wants to encourage the creation of SCCs to shape what cyber security in the maritime environment will look like as well as assist in the development of the Transportation Sector’s Sector Specific Plan, in support of the National Infrastructure Protection Plan, and the current efforts underway to refresh the National Preparedness Goal.

2/24/2015: Coast Guard Headquarters beta-testing new Area Maritime Security Assessments

Coast Guard Headquarters is currently in the beta-testing phase for a new security assessment that meets requirements associated with Area Maritime Security assessments per Area Maritime Security Committees.

1/6/2015: Area Maritime Security Plan – 5 Year cycle review

All 43 Area Maritime Security Plans have been updated by the Captains of the Ports and approved by the Coast Guard Area Commanders.

12/23/2014: Area Maritime Security Plan – 5 Year cycle review

All 43 Area Maritime Security Plans have been updated by the Captains of the Ports and approved by the Coast Guard Area Commanders.

10/23/2014: Update 1 published to Ebola Marine Safety Information Bulletin

The Coast Guard published Update 1 to the Ebola virus precautions bulletin to provide information to maritime industry assessing Ebola risks and the responsibility to immediately report potential communicable disease hazards.

10/17/2014: Marine Safety Information Bulletin published with Ebola update

The Coast Guard provided an update to the maritime industry assessing Ebola risks and the responsibility of vessel and facility agents, owners, masters, operators, Area Maritime Security Committee members and persons to immediately report potential communicable disease hazards.

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