April 17, 2023

Final Rule: Transportation Worker Identification Credential-facility reader requirement; conforming amendment

The Coast Guard announced in the Federal Register that it is amending its Risk Group A facility regulations so that their provisions to implement Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) electronic inspection requirements by May 8, 2023, is changed to May 8, 2026.

Feb. 24, 2023

MSIB: Updating contact information for TWIC and MMC eligibility determinations

The Coast Guard Inspections and Compliance Directorate has released Marine Safety Alert 02-23, to advise mariners to keep their contact information up to date with both TSA and the Coast Guard National Maritime Center (NMC) to assist in the timely resolution of TWIC eligibility issues should they arise.

Nov. 14, 2022

Homeland Security Operational Analysis Center releases report: "Risk-Informed Analysis of Transportation Worker Identification Credential Reader Requirements"

​The Homeland Security Operational Analysis Center (HSOAC) has released The RAND Corporation report titled “Risk-Informed Analysis of Transportation Worker Identification Credential Reader Requirements.” 

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