Thursday, February 26, 2009

The Commandant will now take your questions...

From iCommandant, ADM Allen is looking for questions from the industry about Coast Guard-wide issues. Just post a comment to his blog.

Tuesday, February 17, 2009

Next Public Meeting March 16

The next public meeting for NMSAC has been set for March 16 at 11:00 am (Eastern)

In our next meeting, we'll be discussing the following:

(1) Update on Transportation Workers Identification Credential
(2) Update on Seafarers’ Access to Shore leave
(3) Discussion of USCG 5 year review of the International Ship and Port Facility Security (ISPS) code.
(4) Briefing and discussion on the Maritime Security Risk Analysis Model (MSRAM)
(5) Discussion of Tiering Maritime Transportation Security Act (MTSA) regulated facilities

This meeting is open to the public and will be conducted via an online meeting format. If you would like to participate in this meeting, please log onto and follow the online instructions to register for this meeting.

If you would like to make an oral presentation at a meeting, please notify me ( no later than Monday, March 9. Written material for distribution at a meeting should reach the Coast Guard no later than Monday, March 9.