• Applicability of Security Requirements to Foreign-Flag Vessels
  • December 31, 2003
  • Law Firm: Blank Rome LLP - Philadelphia Office
  • This advisory (1) clarifies the fact that the Maritime Transportation Security Act ("MTSA") does not require owners and operators of foreign-flag vessels subject to SOLAS to submit vessel security plans to the Coast Guard for approval, and (2) provides guidance on the applicability of other security requirements on such vessels.