The U.S. Coast Guard has issued the following notice. It’s available on the agency’s Maritime Commons blog HERE
Seafarers’ Shore Access: Important dates to remember
- A system for seafarers’ shore access must be documented in your Facility Security Plan (FSP) on or before February 3, 2020.
- The facility owner/operator must implement their Coast Guard approved seafarers’ access system by June 1, 2020.
- Coast Guard enforcement of the Seafarers’ Access to Maritime Facilities Final Rule begins June 1, 2020.
For questions, contact the Office of Port and Facility Compliance at HQS-PF-fldr-CG-FAC@uscg.mil.
Check out our previous posts about this Final Rule:
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