The Coast Guard has set Jan. 31, 2018 as the deadline to submit nominations for the Rear Admiral Richard E. Bennis Award for Excellence in Maritime Security. This biennial award serves to highlight and recognize outstanding achievements and contributions of the maritime community with regards to implementation of Maritime Transportation Security Act, or MTSA, requirements and other maritime security best practices in safeguarding our nation’s marine transportation system.
The Coast Guard announced in a Federal Register notice that it will impose conditions of entry on vessels arriving from the Federated States of Micronesia. Conditions of entry are intended to protect the United States from vessels arriving from countries that have been found to have deficient port anti-terrorism measures in place.
6/22/2015: Imposition of conditions of entry for certain vessels arriving to the United States from the Republic of Gambia
The Coast Guard announces that it will impose conditions of entry on vessels arriving from the Republic of Gambia to protect the United States from vessels arriving from countries that have been found to have deficient port anti-terrorism measures in place.
Over the past six months the Coast Guard and Transport Canada have been working together to write documents that will guide them as they implement the initiatives of the RCC.
The Coast Guard extended the comment period for cybersecurity standards and is seeking information on identification and mitigation of potential vulnerabilities to cyber-dependent systems.
Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Paul Zuknuft addressed transnational threats and maritime challenges at the Center for Strategic and International Studies as part of a maritime security dialogue.
The Coast Guard posted a correction to a recently published notice on the Federal Register requesting public comments on maritime cybersecurity standards.
The Coast Guard is soliciting public feedback from the maritime industry and other interested parties on how to identify and mitigate potential vulnerabilities to cyber-dependent systems.
The Coast Guard proposes to amend its regulations on cruise ship terminal security to provide detailed and flexible requirements for screening of persons and items intended for carriage on a cruise ship.