33 CFR § 104.200 - Owner or operator.
(1) Define the security organizational structure for each vessel and provide all personnel exercising security duties or responsibilities within that structure with the support needed to fulfill security obligations;
(3) Ensure personnel receive training, drills, and exercises enabling them to perform their assigned security duties;
(4) Inform vessel personnel of their responsibility to apply for and maintain a TWIC, including the deadlines and methods for such applications, and of their obligation to inform TSA of any event that would render them ineligible for a TWIC, or which would invalidate their existing TWIC;
(5) Ensure vessel security records are kept;
(7) Ensure coordination of shore leave, transit, or crew change-out for vessel personnel, as well as access through the facility of visitors to the vessel (including representatives of seafarers' welfare and labor organizations), with facility operators in advance of a vessel's arrival. Vessel owners or operators may refer to treaties of friendship, commerce, and navigation between the U.S. and other nations in coordinating such leave;
(8) Ensure security communication is readily available;
(9) Ensure coordination with and implementation of changes in Maritime Security (MARSEC) Level;
(10) Ensure that security systems and equipment are installed and maintained;
(11) Ensure that vessel access, including the embarkation of persons and their effects, is controlled;
(12) Ensure that TWIC procedures are implemented as set forth in this subchapter, including;
(ii) Identifying what action is to be taken by an escort, or other authorized individual, should individuals under escort engage in activities other than those for which escorted access was granted; and
(iii) Notifying vessel employees, and passengers if applicable, of what parts of the vessel are secure areas, employee access areas, and passenger access areas, as applicable, and ensuring such areas are clearly marked.
(14) Ensure that protocols consistent with § 101.550(a) of this subchapter, for dealing with individuals requiring access who report a lost, damaged, or stolen TWIC, or who have applied for and not yet received a TWIC, are in place;
(ii) Parties responsible for deciding the employment of the vessel, including time or bareboat charters or any other entity acting in such capacity; and
(iii) In cases when the vessel is employed under the terms of a charter party, the contract details of those documents, including time or voyage charters; and
(18) Give particular consideration to the convenience, comfort, and personal privacy of vessel personnel and their ability to maintain their effectiveness over long periods; and
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