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Sand & Seas Twic Escort in Jacksonville, Florida, provides fast, secure TWIC escort  to all ports in the Jaxport area. Contact us anytime day or night for a price quote and to schedule a port security escort. Service Areas: • JaxPort    • Blount Island    • Dames Point Cruise Terminal   • Tallyrand Marine Terminal    • TraPac Experience Counts Sand & Seas TWIC Escort offers an escort for all persons who do not carry a TWIC Card, (Transportation Worker Identification Credential) which is now required for persons or escorts into US ports and marine facilities. The TWIC Card came into effect April 15, 2009 and allows those card-holders in the maritime industry to have access to Restricted and Secure areas. The TWIC program aims to increase security at US seaports by utilizing a common identification credential for transportation workers and ensuring that individuals who pose a threat do not gain unescorted access to secure areas of the maritime transportation system. All applicants for the TWIC card must pass a threat assessment conducted by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), which looks at a criminal background, immigrant status, terrorist watch list screening as well as mental health. For more information on how to obtain a TWIC card please visit www.tsa.gov Escort include, but are not limited to Surveyors, Freight Forwarders, Insurance Representatives, Importers/Exporters who need to examine cargo being loaded or unloaded, crew memebers singing on/off, detained crew transportation, transportation needs for non-emergency medical purposes, and transportation of spare parts to the vessel and from the vessel for repair or forwarding. As per the U.S. Coast Guard by definition "escorting" means ensuring continous accompaiment for the escorted individual within a secure/restricted area in a sufficient manner to observer said individual while engaging in activities other than which escorted access was granted. Our credentialed security service offers you expedited assistance with a vast knowledge of all Jacksonville ports. We are located nearby, providing you fast service 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
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