The new contract is for a web-hosted TWIC
It is difficult to comprehend what particular access longshore workers have that warrants the TWIC
program's extreme degree of scrutiny and public expense," it submitted.
is nothing more than a $130 flash pass that does little more than a normal ID card would, he said.
We are excited about customers deploying the combination of our handheld TWIC
readers, the MaxIDentity Suite software and the MaxIDentity Services, our Cloud-based identity services for end-to-end TWIC
TSA, Coast Guard, and the maritime industry took a number of steps to enroll 1,121,461 workers in the TWIC
program, or over 93 percent of the estimated 1.
Both fixed and mobile TWIC
enrollment centers have been established through out Alaska in places like Cordova, Craig, Dutch Harbor, Haines, Juneau, Ketchikan, Kodiak, Nikiski, Sitka, Skagway, Valdez and Wrangell.
It is key that TWIC
is [fully funded],' said Captain Joseph Ahlstrom, professor of maritime transportation at SUNY Maritime College in Bronx, N.
program is specifically intended to address the threats and vulnerabilities present in the transportation system and was designed to prevent unauthorized access to secure areas on airports, seaports, rail, pipeline, trucking, interposal, and mass transit facilities.
will be a smart card and will include a biometric feature.
The contract is for a web-hosted TWIC
reading system, similar to the one the company recently provided to the port of Portland in Oregon.