TWIC Alert


Monday, December 7, 2015

Valued Customer of the Port of Wilmington, Delaware

RE: Port of Wilmington, Delaware Transitions to a Secure/Restricted Facility Effective December 7, 2015, the Port of Wilmington, Delaware transitioned from a Restricted facility to a Secure/Restricted facility in preparation for the Chilean winter fruit program. All non-TWIC holders needing access to the Port of Wilmington's Restricted areas will be required to be escorted by a certified TWIC Escort while on the premises.

The Diamond State Port Corporation (DSPC) will assess a $30 cash only Security Day Pass fee for all non-TWIC truckers and non-TWIC delivery persons who wish to access the Port of Wilmington's Secure and Restricted areas.

All non-TWIC truckers will use Lane 6 at the Port's Main Gate between the hours of 7:00 AM and 4:30 PM, Monday through Friday. After 4:30 PM and on weekends, the non-TWIC truckers will proceed to Lane 4. They will be directed to the hiring hall parking lot adjacent to the Main Gate to await their escort.

Gettier Security is a certified TWIC escort vendor used by the Port of Wilmington. Its staff will be on-site during normal business hours Monday through Friday; otherwise can be reached at (302) 652-2700. Gettier provides TWIC escorts at a rate of $55 /first hour and $22 /every hour thereafter and receives payments in cash or company check only. Services are to be provided on a first come, first served basis.

A non-TWIC holder may be escorted by anyone who is a Port of Wilmington/DSPC-trained escort card holder; otherwise, non-TWIC holders will be required to hire Gettier Security as its escort.

Please refer any questions to Jerry Custis, DSPC Security Manager at 302-472-7817 or Gerardo Hernandez, DSPC Security Supervisor at 302-472-7687. Thanks you for your business and we look forward to your continued support!

Thank you and regards,

The Diamond State Port Corporation


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