On January 13, 2009, the Transportation Safety Administration Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) program was implemented at the Port of New Orleans.
TWIC Escorts must work for one of the following:
The Harbor Police Department offers TWIC escort training for qualified applicants. TWIC escort training classes are scheduled on an as needed basis.
To schedule an escort training class should contact Port of New Orleans Facility Security Officer, Lt. Michael Sawyer at (504) 891-7585 ext. 2108, email firstname.lastname@example.org or the assistant Facility Security Officer, Lt. Byron Tumblin at (504) 891-7585 ext. 2109, email email@example.com.
For information on obtaining a TWIC credential please go the Transportation Safety Administration (TSA) website at http://www.tsa.gov/what_we_do/layers/twic/index.shtm. The Port of New Orleans cannot assist individuals in resolving TWIC credentialing issues.
TWIC Related Documents and Forms:
TWIC Escort Application
TWIC Escorting Procedures