Security Levels


  National Threat Level: Elevated

Prevention Department


The Prevention Department’s function focuses on gaining compliance with regulatory standards, and the design and maintenance of waterway systems to prevent incidents. The Prevention Department oversees vessel and facility inspections; casualty and personnel investigations, marine environmental protection, waterways management, and aids to navigation (ATON) program across the Sector's area of responsibility.

Request For Inspection, U.S. Flagged Vessel Operating in Central/South American and Mexico


General Line (504) 365-2330
Fax (504) 365-2363


Last Modified 5/6/2008