TSA Now Allowing Online TWIC Card Renewals

TSA Now Allowing Online TWIC Card Renewals

Mariners and other Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) holders can now renew their credentials online, the Transportation Security Administration has announced. The TSA made the online option available beginning Aug. 11. “Renewing online eliminates the need to go to an enrollment center, supports U.S. critical infrastructure and supply chain workers, and saves travel time and expenses associated with being away from work,” TSA said in its announcement. Nearly 60% of those who need the credential to gain entry to secure areas of U.S. maritime facilities and vessels renew their TWIC cards every five years. Most eligible applicants can get their…
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Port of Long Beach Offering a Clearance Sign-Up Event for Truckers

Port of Long Beach Offering a Clearance Sign-Up Event for Truckers

Truckers needing the necessary clearances to access the San Pedro Bay ports can take advantage of a “four-in-one” event scheduled for May 24-26 at the Port of Long Beach. The event, hosted by the port in partnership with the Transportation Security Administration and identity certification firm IDEMIA, allows drivers to easily sign up for the Transportation Worker Identification Credential and Clean Truck Program, as well as radio frequency identification tags and the port’s Truck Alert notification system, offering up-to-date texts on harbor area traffic. “Truck drivers are an essential link in the supply chain and we want to give them…
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