Table 6-4
Security Deficiencies Associated with Major Control Actions by Category

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Access control 28
Restricted areas 14
Ship security officer 10
Ship security plan 4
Screening process 4
Logs/records 3
Communications 3
Training 2
Shipboard personnel 2
Response procedures 1
Drills 1
Other (ISPS/security related deficiencies) 1
Number of Security Deficiencies Associated with Major Control Actions 73

Major Control Actions by Vessel Type
Bulk carrier 14
Containership 6
General dry cargo ship 6
Roll-on/Roll-off-cargo ship 3
Refrigerated cargo carrier 2
Chemical tankship 1
Oil tankship 1
Supply ship 1
Towboat/tug 1
Number of Major Control Actions 35

NOTES: A Major Control Action (MCA) occurs when a vessel is detained, denied entry, or expelled for violating International Ship and Port Facility Security Code (ISPS) or Maritime Transportation Security Act of 2002 (MTSA).

SOURCE: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Coast Guard, Port State Control in the United States, Annual Report 2006