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Saturday, October 20, 2018

PORT SAFETY IN THE AFTERMATH OF THE TERRORIST ATTACK IN USA

Three articles were published on the INTERTANKO web site on 17 September. 

Web links:

Please click here for Ports’ safety measures

Please click here for USCG crew check requirements

Please click here for Freeport and Texas City gate access

Operators/master are advised to check with the USCG captain of the Port (COPT) and/or agent well in advance of arrivals/departures as restrictions may change without notice.  Vessels may not enter a security or safety zone without USCG permission.

Useful links:

USCG current maritime developments:  http://www.uscg.mil/safeports

Holland & Knigth LLP; Fort Louderdale listing of port security situation:  http://www.hklaw.com/maritimedev.asp

USCG Naval vessel protection zone Atlantic area:  http://www.uscg.mil/d5/news/2001/signedreg.htm

USCG New Orleans included various report forms:

http://www.uscg.mil/d8/mso/nola/departments/portops/bulletin.htm

USCG San Francisco Bay incl. queue list: http://www.uscg.mil/d11/msosf

USCG/COPT Philadelphia additional requirements:

http://www.intertanko.com/pdf/weeklynews/security_form.pdf

Contact: Steinar Kr. Digre PortsandTerminals@intertanko.com