In case you missed the latest in Homeland Security news yesterday, here are the new compliance dates for obtaining your TWIC:

October 15, 2008 — ALL 33 CFR Part 105 compliant facilities in Sector Southeastern New England must comply with TWIC.

April 15, 2009 — ALL Merchant Mariners and 33 CFR Part 104 compliant vessels must comply with TWIC.

June 2008 — Sector Southeastern New England will sponsor Port Safety and Security Forum’s in Rhode Island and Massachusetts to answer additional questions regarding TWIC compliance.

The Department of Homeland Security Press Release on TWIC compliance dates is provided below for your information. If you have questions, please call LT Merridith Morrison at (401) 435-2361 or

Department of Homeland Security Press Release