Security Levels


 

  National Threat Level: Elevated

Area Maritime Security Plan (AMSP)

Introduction

"The AMS Committee (AMSC) is charged with advising the FMSC on maritime security matters, including the initial development and continual review of the AMS Plan. The AMSC’s input is considered vital to the planning process as the Coast Guard seeks to build on Port Security Assessments to develop deterrence, protection, security response and recovery strategies and procedures for Transportation Security Incidents (TSI) and threats thereof and for other maritime security needs, and to heighten the level of security in the Nation’s ports and coastal waterways."

The AMS Plan should address the following elements, as applicable:

Last Modified 9/9/2010