OCTOBER 2015 FOGHORN 23 HOW PVA BENEFITS YOU By Jen Wilk Director Public Affairs and Development PVA Working For You gplink.com Put Your Fleet at Your Fingertips gplink_halfpage.indd 1 1142015 33702 PM 2570 Beverly Dr. 128 Aurora IL 60502 T 630.236.3500 CENTA Power trAnsmIssIon LeADIng By InnovAtIon USA based production Over 20 unique designs Over 16 million sold Torsional vibration experts Trust CENTA The Global Innovator Since 1970 CENTALINK Carbon Fiber Driveshafts Innovative flexible couplings for marine applications P VAs Alternative Security Program ASP is an important tool to help members meet their security requirements. PVA members in good standing can use this exclusive benefit as a formal security program that meets the functional requirements of the Maritime Transportation Security Act MTSA of 2002 and its implementing regulations addresses security for both vessels and facilities. This compliance program is pre-ap- proved by the Coast Guard and members do not need to undergo the chal- lenges of creating their own individual program and subsequently having it approved especially when its time for revisions and renewal every five years. The ASP was developed by PVA member volunteers with years of operations experience. With the advent of growth in the passenger vessel industry weve encoun- The PVA ASP compliance program is pre-approved by the Coast Guard and members do not need to undergo the challenge of creating their own individual program.