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Security Officer Training

Training for a supervisor who meets with federal agencies and is responsible for the security of the entire facility

Security Plans

GemChem has written and revised facility security plans for a wide range of maritime industry sectors.

Security Duties Training

This course focuses on the certification and training of maritime security personnel.

Annual Audits

Once your facility security plan (FSP) is approved you should begin your an annual audit planning.

We would love to help with your maritime security needs!

In what maritime industry would you classify your company? (ie: oil refinery, container port, cruise ship terminal, or bulk cargo)

Maritime Transportation Security Act (MTSA) is a set of regulations that can be found in 33 CFR Parts 101 to 106. These regulations are enforced by the United States Coast Guard, a Department of Homeland Security. GemChem specializes in the facilities section of the regulations, Part 105. The following entities are subject to Part 105:

  • Facilities subject to 33 CFR parts 126, 127, or 154
  • Facilities that receive vessels certificated to carry more than 150 passengers, except those vessels not carrying and not embarking or disembarking passengers at the facility
  • A facility that receives vessels subject to the International Convention for Safety of Life at Sea, 1974, chapter XI
  • Facilities that receive foreign cargo vessels greater than 100 gross register tons
  • A facility that receives U.S. cargo vessels, greater than 100 gross register tons, subject to 46 CFR chapter I, subchapter I, except for those facilities that receiver only commercial fishing vessels inspected under 46 CFR part 105
  • Any barge fleeting facility that receives barges carrying, in bulk, cargoes regulated by 46 CFR chapter I, subchapters D or O, or Certain Dangerous Cargoes