Tag: maritime transportation security act

4/20/2016: New Policy Letter – Facility Security Plan, Alternative Security Program, Vessel Security Plan

The Coast Guard published a new policy letter outlining timeline and process for five year Facility Security Plan (FSP), Alternative Security Program (ASP), and Vessel Security Plan (VSP) renewal for use by Maritime Transportation Security Act (MTSA) regulated facilities and the Marine Safety Center (MSC).

1/29/2016: Solicitation for the Rear Admiral Richard E. Bennis Award for excellence in maritime security

The Coast Guard extended its solicitation period for nominations for the Rear Admiral Richard E. Bennis Awards for excellence in maritime security.

9/11/2015: Solicitation for the Rear Admiral Richard E. Bennis Award for excellence in maritime security

The Coast Guard is seeking nominations for the Rear Admiral Richard E. Bennis Awards for Excellence in Maritime Security 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 maritime transportation system.

2/6/2015: Collection of Information under review by the Office of Management and Budget – Security plans for ports, vessels, facilities, Outer Continental Shelf facilities and other security-related requirements

The Coast Guard seeks comment on security plans for ports, vessels, facilities, Outer Continental Shelf facilities and other security-related requirements.

12/12/2014: Coast Guard cyber security public meeting

The Coast Guard will hold a public meeting in Washington, D.C., to receive comments on the development of cybersecurity assessment methods for vessels and facilities regulated by the Coast Guard.

11/24/2014: Information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget – Security plans and other security related requirements

The Coast Guard invites comment from vessel and facility owners and operators on security plans for ports, vessels, facilities, Outer Continental Shelf facilities and other security-related requirements.

10/27/2014: Course certification updates for Maritime Transportation Security Act

The training course certification process that used to involve the Maritime Administration, or MARAD, has been renewed and updated to remove MARAD from the process, so that course providers may now work directly with the Quality Standards System organizations to obtain course certification.

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