Office of Port & Facility Compliance

Mission Statement:



Develop and implement programs to prevent safety, security, and environmental incidents in the maritime arena and to protect continued vitality of the Marine Transportation System. We do this by administering and managing port, commercial onshore and offshore facility, cargo safety, security and environmental protection compliance programs; policy and field guidance for Coast Guard field activities, oversight of third parties, and leadership in industry partnerships and advisory committees.



The Cargo and Facilities Division (CG-FAC-2) four branches are:

  • Security Standards (Regulation Development)    
  • Facility Security (MTSA)
  • TWIC Implementation
  • Facility and Container Safety