Office of Port & Facility Compliance


Safety, Security and Stewardship for the Nation’s Ports and Facilities.  

CG-FAC will provide clear and timely regulations, policy and direction to Coast Guard Operational Commanders and other maritime stakeholders to achieve maritime safety, maritime security and environmental stewardship.  

Honor, Respect, and Devotion to Duty.. 

What we do:

  • Area Maritime Security (AMS)
  • Maritime Transportation Security Act (MTSA)
  • Transportation Workers Identification Credential (TWIC)
  • Marine Transportation System (MTS)
  • Waterfront Facility Program

The Office of Port & Facility Activities (CG-FAC) two divisions are:

Domestic Ports Division       (CG-FAC-1)

Cargo & Facilities Division     (CG-FAC-2)

News and Events

Coast Guard Releases First Update to Facility Inspector Job Aid

Coast Guard Releases New Maritime Cybersecurity Assessment & Annex Guide

United States Coast Guard Strategy (October 2022)

2020 Year in Review

NVIC 04-18 Guidelines to Drafting the Marine Transportation System Recovery Plan

2017 Area Maritime Security Committee Report 

MTSA Effectiveness

Homeport 2.0 Deployment

Port Operations Handbook 2015 Edition

2024 RADM William M. Benkert Environmental Award Solicitation