TWIC Applicants with Rejected Fingerprints

Monday, October 20, 2008

 

The US Coast Guard issued policy guidance relating to applicants for a Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) whose fingerprints have been rejected by the FBI. Personnel who are on the TSA-provided list of individuals with fingerprint rejection issues may be allowed unescorted access to regulated facilities through use of the TWIC New Hire procedures. This is a temporary waiver effective through November 27, while the fingerprint issues are resolved.  (Source: Holland & Knight)


Maritime Safety

Indian Cargo Ship Sinks Off Oman

An Indian cargo ship loaded with vehicles and food supplies destined for Yemen sank on Saturday off the coast of Oman but without loss of life, Oman’s ONA state news agency reported.

Danish Maritime Authority Supports Maritime Cultural Days

The Danish Maritime Authority's buoy tender ’POUL LØWENØRN’ will be alongside in Korsør in connection with the Maritime Cultural Days. The vessel will be open to visitors throughout Saturday,

ABS Makes it Safer to ‘Walk to Work’

ABS announced the publication of The ABS Guide for Certification of Offshore Access Gangways. The new Guide addresses certification for safety systems used for “walk to work” (W2W) crew transfers.

 
 
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