10/5/2017: Area Maritime Security Advisory Committee, Eastern Great Lakes and regional sub-committee vacancies

This notice requests individuals interested in serving on the Area Maritime Security Committee, Eastern Great Lakes, and the four regional sub-committees: Northeast Ohio Region, Northwestern Pennsylvania Region, Western New York Region, and Eastern New York Region submit their applications for membership to the Federal Maritime Security Coordinator, Buffalo. The Committee assists the FMSC, Buffalo, in developing, reviewing, and updating the Area Maritime Security Plan for their area of responsibility. Requests for membership should reach the FMSC, Buffalo, on November 6, 2017.


12/5/2016: Area Maritime Security Advisory Committee, Eastern Great Lakes, Regional Sub-Committee vacancies

The Coast Guard issued a notice soliciting for membership on the Area Maritime Security Committee (AMSC), Eastern Great Lakes, and the four regional sub-committees: Northeast Ohio Region, Northwestern Pennsylvania Region, Western New York Region, and Eastern New York Region.


7/11/2016: 2015 Area Maritime Security Committee of the Year award winner

The Coast Guard congratulates the Hawaii and American Samoa Area Maritime Security Committee (AMSC) as the recipient of the 2015 AMSC of the Year award.


1/28/2016: Maritime Awareness Security Terrorism Training Seminar – Coast Guard remarks

Read condensed remarks on cybersecurity from the Coast Guard’s keynote speaker at the Maritime Awareness Security Terrorism Training Seminar.


12/21/2015: Maritime awareness security terrorism training cybersecurity symposium

The 2016 Maritime Awareness Security Terrorism Training Cybersecurity Symposium is being hosted in Texas. Read the post for information on registration details.


6/24/2015: Developing maritime threats

Read recent Coast Guard remarks from a Area Maritime Security Committee meeting on developing issues and threats in the maritime domain to include waterway changes, impacts of the Energy Renaissance and the commodities market, transnational terrorists and biological incidents.


6/15/2015: Coast Guard Commandant on Cyber in the maritime domain

Read a summary of the Coast Guard Commandant’s remarks from last week’s Area Maritime Security Committee meeting on cyber in the maritime domain and the soon-to-be-released Coast Guard Cyber Strategy which will be released tomorrow.


5/21/2015: Maritime Sector Coordinating Councils

The Coast Guard wants to encourage the creation of SCCs to shape what cyber security in the maritime environment will look like as well as assist in the development of the Transportation Sector’s Sector Specific Plan, in support of the National Infrastructure Protection Plan, and the current efforts underway to refresh the National Preparedness Goal.


2/24/2015: Coast Guard Headquarters beta-testing new Area Maritime Security Assessments

Coast Guard Headquarters is currently in the beta-testing phase for a new security assessment that meets requirements associated with Area Maritime Security assessments per Area Maritime Security Committees.


1/6/2015: Area Maritime Security Plan – 5 Year cycle review

All 43 Area Maritime Security Plans have been updated by the Captains of the Ports and approved by the Coast Guard Area Commanders.


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