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Harmonization of Rules with Canada, Hazardous Cargo topics at NMSAC Meeting


WASHINGTON, D.C.–The National Maritime Security Advisory Committee will hold a public meeting Sept. 29 and 30 in Washington, D.C., to discuss and formulate recommendations on the following issues:

– harmonization of rules with Canada and the Beyond the Border Initiative

– Coast Guard Cyber Security Strategy

– what the next generation of transportation worker identification credentials and readers should incorporate

– how to enhance a Coast Guard program that places members in positions within the maritime industry to better understand how it works.

– implementation of the Department of Homeland Security’s Extremely Hazardous Cargo Strategy, and

– the increased movement of petrochemical cargoes in the inland waterways, said a Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg Trade Report.


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