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October 2, 2018

Second group of 2018 Selectees Announced

On October 2, 2018, CBP announced that the following stakeholders had been tentatively selected for partnerships from the second evaluation group of 2018.

In the air environment:

  • ALIA the Royal Jordanian Airline PLC (Detroit Metropolitan Airport);
  • City of Austin (Austin Bergstrom International Airport);
  • Golden Harvest Alaska Seafood, LLC (Adak Airport);
  • Greater Rockford Airport Authority (Rockford Airport);
  • Louisville Regional Airport Authority (Louisville International Airport);
  • Million Air (San Juan, PR);
  • South Bend International Airport (South Bend International Airport);
  • Travelers Indemnity Company (Bradley International Airport);
  • United Parcel Service (Louisville International Airport); and
  • World Heir, Inc. (Fulton County Airport).

In the land environment:

  • City of Brownsville (Brownsville, TX); and
  • South Texas Assets Consortium (Hidalgo, TX; Rio Grande City, TX).

In the sea environment:

  • FRS-Caribbean (Miami, FL);
  • Luis Ayala Colon, Sucrs, Inc. (San Juan, PR);
  • Maher Terminals LLC (Port of New York and New Jersey);
  • Mid-Atlantic Shipping and Stevedoring, Inc. (Salem, NJ); and
  • Port Newark Container Terminal, LLC (Port of New York and New Jersey).

 

June 15, 2018

First Group of 2018 Selectees Announced

On June 15, 2018, CBP announced that the following stakeholders had been tentatively selected for partnerships from the first evaluation group of 2018.

In the air environment:

  • AMB Group, LLC (Fulton County Airport);
  • COX Enterprises, Inc. (Fulton County Airport);
  • DEC, LLC (Fulton County Airport);
  • DuPont (Wilmington Airport, DE);
  • Enterprises Aviation LLC (Fulton County Airport);
  • Halliburton Energy Services, Inc. (George Bush Intercontinental Airport);
  • Institute of Nuclear Power Operations (Fulton County Airport);
  • Printpack (Fulton County Airport);
  • San Diego County Regional Airport Authority (San Diego International Airport);
  • The City of St. Louis, MO (St. Louis Lambert International Airport);
  • The Coca-Cola Company (Fulton County Airport);
  • The Home Depot (Fulton County Airport);
  • Turner Enterprises, Inc. (Fulton County Airport); and
  • Western Aviation Service, Corp. (Rafael Hernández Airport).

In the air and sea environment:

  • Host Agency (New Orleans, LA; Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport; Gramercy, LA; Baton Rouge, LA; ); and
  • T. H. Weiss Inc. (John F. Kennedy Airport; Newark-Liberty International Airport; Port of New York and New Jersey; Washington Dulles International Airport; Philadelphia International Airport; Boston Logan International Airport).

In the sea environment:

  • APL Limited (Honolulu, HI);
  • Jacksonville Port Authority (Jacksonville, FL);
  • Pérez y Cía. De Puerto Rico, Inc. (Aguadilla, PR; Fajardo, PR; Mayaguez, PR; Ponce, PR; San Juan, PR); and
  • World Direct Shipping (Port of Pensacola).

 

March 15, 2018

Third Group of 2017 Selectees Announced

On March 15, 2018, CBP announced that the following stakeholders had been tentatively selected for partnerships from the third evaluation group of 2017.

 

In the air environment:

  • Aero Ways, Inc. dba flyADVANCED Jet (Wilmington Airport, DE);
  • Atlantic Aviation ILG (Wilmington Airport, DE);
  • Aviation Advantage, Inc. (Detroit Metropolitan Airport);
  • Casper/Natron County International Airport
  • East Coast Jets, Inc. (Lehigh Valley International Airport);
  • Lufthansa Cargo (Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport);
  • Maryland Department of Transportation-Maryland Aviation Administration (Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport);
  • Pinellas County, Florida (St. Pete–Clearwater International Airport);
  • Port of Portland (Portland International Airport); and
  • Wayne County Airport Authority (Detroit Metropolitan Airport).

In the air and sea environment:

  • Commonwealth Ports Authority (Saipan, CNMI).

In the sea environment:

  • Balearia Caribbean (Port Everglades, FL);
  • Continental Shipping Inc. (San Juan, PR);
  • Delaware Avenue Enterprises (Philadelphia, PA);
  • Everport Terminal Services (Los Angeles, CA);
  • Gulf Harbor Shipping, LLC:
    • New Orleans, LA;
    • Gramercy, LA;
    • Baton Rouge, LA;
    • Ponce, PR;
    • San Juan, PR;
  • Holland America Group (Port of Miami, FL; Port Everglades, FL);
  • Nicholson Terminal & Dock Company (Detroit, MI);
  • Port of Monroe (Monroe Seaport);
  • Royal Caribbean Cruises, LTD:
    • Port of New York and New Jersey;
    • Port Canaveral, FL;
    • Tampa, FL;
    • Port of Baltimore;
    • Boston, MA;
    • Galveston, TX;
    • Honolulu, HI;
    • Port of Miami, FL;
    • Port Everglades, FL;
    • New Orleans, LA;
    • San Diego, CA;
    • Long Beach, CA;
    • Seattle, WA; and
  • Washington United Terminals, Inc. (Tacoma, WA).

 

October 31, 2017

Second Group of 2017 Selectees Announced

On October 31, 2017, CBP announced that the following stakeholders had been tentatively selected for partnerships from the second evaluation group of 2017.

 

In the air environment:

  • Air Products & Chemicals (Lehigh Valley International Airport);
  • Airport Aviation Services, Inc. (Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport);
  • ALOFT AeroArchitects (Delaware Coastal Airport);
  • Black Falcon, LLC (Austin–Bergstrom International Airport);
  • Compania Panamena de Aviacion [Copa Airlines] (Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport);
  • Dynamic International Airways (Saipan International Airport);
  • Georgetown Air Services, LLC (Delaware Coastal Airport);
  • J4V, LLC (Lehigh Valley International Airport);
  • Miami Air International:
    • Baltimore–Washington International Airport;
    • Charlotte Douglas International Airport;
    • Denver International Airport;
    • Detroit Metropolitan Airport;
    • George Bush Intercontinental Airport;
    • Indianapolis International Airport;
    • Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport;
    • McCarran International Airport;
    • Newark Liberty International Airport;
    • Orlando International Airport;
    • Philadelphia International Airport;
    • Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport;
    • Pittsburgh International Airport;
    • St. Louis Lambert International Airport;
    • Tampa International Airport;
  • MRTV, LLC (Lehigh Valley International Airport);
  • Port of Seattle (Seattle–Tacoma International Airport);
  • Sanford Airport Authority (Orlando Sanford International Airport);
  • South Jersey Transportation Authority (Atlantic City International Airport);
  • State of Hawaii Department of Transportation (Kona International Airport);
  • The Hershey Company (Harrisburg International Airport);
  • TJ3 Air, LLC (Lehigh Valley International Airport); and
  • WNShipping USA Inc. (Rickenbacker International Airport).

In the air and sea environment:

  • 721 Logistics LLC:
    • John F. Kennedy International Airport;
    • Miami Seaport;
    • Miami International Airport;
    • Port of New York/New Jersey;
    • Newark Liberty International Airport;
    • Philadelphia Seaport;
    • Port Everglades;
    • Savannah, GA;
  • Maritime Endeavors Shipping Co., Ltd.:
    • Gramercy, LA;
    • Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport;
    • New Orleans, LA;
  • Port of Skagit:
    • La Conner Marina; and
    • Skagit Regional Airport.

In the land environment:

  • BNSF Railway Company (Sumas, WA).

In the sea environment:

  • Chiquita Brands International Inc. (Hueneme, CA);
  • Crowley Latin America (Gulfport, MS);
  • Inchcape Shipping Services:
    • Fajardo, PR;
    • Mayaguez, PR;
    • Ponce, PR;
    • San Juan, PR;
  • Maryland Department of Transportation-Maryland Port Administration (Baltimore, MD);
  • Pierce County Terminal (Seattle, WA);
  • Port Tampa Bay (Tampa, FL);
  • Ports America Chesapeake, LLC (Baltimore, MD);
  • South Carolina Ports Authority (Charleston, SC);
  • SSA Marine, Inc.:
    • Long Beach, CA;
    • Oakland, CA;
    • Seattle, WA; and
    • Tacoma, WA.

CBP opened its application period indefinitely on February 1, 2017, with three reviews annually beginning in March, July and November.

A detailed description of the Reimbursable Services Program and guidance for submitting a letter of application during future open periods are linked above.

 

May 31, 2017

First Group of 2017 Selectees Announced

On May 31, 2017, CBP announced that the following stakeholders had been tentatively selected for partnerships from the first evaluation group of 2017.

In the air environment:

  • Atlantic Aviation (Pittsburgh International Airport);
  • Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport);
  • Connecticut Airport Authority (Bradley International Airport);
  • Delta Air Lines, Inc.:
    • Baltimore–Washington International Airport;
    • Birmingham–Shuttlesworth International Airport;
    • Charleston Airport;
    • Charlotte Airport;
    • Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport;
    • Greenville–Spartanburg International Airport;
    • Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport;
    • Huntsville International Airport;
    • Jacksonville International Airport;
    • Memphis International Airport;
    • Nashville International Airport;
    • Orlando International Airport;
    • Raleigh–Durham International Airport; and
    • Washington Dulles International Airport.
  • Donjon Marine Co., Inc (Lehigh Valley International Airport);
  • Imperial Pacific International (CNMI), LLC (Saipan International Airport);
  • Lee County Port Authority (Southwest Florida International Airport);
  • Paine Field / Snohomish County Airport (Paine Field / Snohomish County Airport);
  • PAZOS FBO Services (Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport);
  • Port Authority of New York & New Jersey (Stewart International Airport);
  • Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority (Raleigh-Durham International Airport);
  • Reno-Tahoe Airport Authority (Reno-Tahoe International Airport);
  • Rhode Island Airport Corporation (T. F. Green Airport);
  • Sarasota Manatee Airport Authority (Sarasota–Bradenton International Airport);
  • Solairus Aviation (Austin–Bergstrom International Airport);
  • Terminal One Management, Inc. (John F. Kennedy International Airport); and
  • United Airlines (Newark Liberty International Airport).

In the air and sea environment:

  • Prime Air Corp (Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport; San Juan Seaport).

In the land environment:

  • Pacific Device Inc. (San Diego, CA).

In the sea environment:

  • APM Terminal Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA);
  • California Cartage Company (Los Angeles, CA);
  • California United Terminals, Inc. (Los Angeles, CA);
  • Chiquita Brands International Inc. (Gulfport, MS);
  • Eagle Marine Services, Ltd (Los Angeles, CA);
  • FCL Logistics, LTD (Los Angeles, CA);
  • International Transportation Services, Inc. (Long Beach, CA);
  • Long Beach Container Terminal LLC (Long Beach, CA);
  • North Carolina State Ports Authority (Wilmington, NC);
  • Port of Hueneme/Oxnard Harbor District (Hueneme, CA);
  • Price Transfer, Inc.:
    • Long Beach, CA; and
    • Los Angeles, CA;
  • Total Terminals International, LLC:
    • Long Beach, CA; and
    • Seattle, WA;
  • TraPac, LLC (Los Angeles, CA);
  • West Basin Container Terminal (Los Angeles, CA); and
  • Yusen Terminal LLC (Los Angeles, CA).

CBP opened its application period indefinitely on February 1, 2017, with three reviews annually beginning in March, July and November.

A detailed description of the Reimbursable Services Program and guidance for submitting a letter of application during future open periods are linked above.

 

February 1, 2017

Open Period Announcement

On February 1, 2017, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced the 2017 open period for submitting applications under the Reimbursable Services Program. In an expansion from previous years, the submission period will remain open indefinitely, with three evaluation windows annually. All applications received between February 1, 2017 and February 28, 2017 will be included in the evaluation process beginning March 2017, with subsequent evaluations beginning in July and November, as described in the table below.

Application Received Between the following Dates

Evaluation Begins

February 1, 2017

-

February 28, 2017

March 2017

March 1, 2017

-

June 30, 2017

July 2017

July 1, 2017

-

October 31, 2017

November 2017

November 1, 2017

-

February 28, 2018

March 2018

A detailed description of the Reimbursable Services Program and guidance for submitting a letter of application are linked above. 

Interested parties may submit letters of application electronically to CBP by emailing them to RSP@cbp.dhs.gov.

Submit Application

Information Sharing Opportunities

A potential applicant may submit questions regarding the Reimbursable Services Program and application process electronically to CBP by emailing RSP@cbp.dhs.gov.

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Please note that to promote a fair and equitable application submission and evaluation process, CBP will respond only to questions submitted online relating to the overall Reimbursable Services Program and will not be able to address specifics related to individual applications. While CBP will make every effort to address all questions, depending on the number and nature of questions submitted, this may not be possible.

 

December 16, 2016

Expansion of Program Authority

The Cross-Border Trade Enhancement Act, 2016, signed into law on December 16, 2016, amending the Homeland Security Act, 2002, expands CBP’s public-private partnership authority by:  

  • Making CBP’s ability to enter into Reimbursable Service Agreements permanent;
  • Removing the annual limit on the number of agreements at air ports of entry;
  • Permitting for agreements at any facility in which CBP provides, or will provide services;
  • Allowing small air ports of entry with fewer than 100,000 international passenger arrivals annually to offset CBP for the salaries and expenses of up to five full-time officers; and
  • Authorizing the Commissioner to enter into an agreement for either reimbursed payment or advanced payment.

 

July 8, 2016

2016 Selectees Announced

On June 23rd, CBP announced 29 tentative selections for new reimbursable services agreements through the Reimbursable Services Program to promote economic growth in cross-border trade and travel across the country.

These public-private partnerships in Arizona, California, Delaware, Florida, Guam, Hawaii, Massachusetts, Mississippi, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, Texas, and Washington will allow approved private sector and state and local government entities to reimburse CBP for expanded services for incoming commercial and cargo traffic and international traveler arrivals.

The entities tentatively selected for these partnerships are:

In the air environment:

  • A.B. Won Pat Guam International Airport;
  • City of Charlotte Aviation Department (Charlotte Douglas International Airport);
  • Copeca Jet Center (Rafael Hernandez Airport);
  • Greenville-Spartanburg Airport District (Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport);
  • Hawaii Department of Transportation (Honolulu International Airport);
  • Jacksonville Aviation Authority (Jacksonville International Airport);
  • Massachusetts Port Authority (Boston Logan International Airport); 
  • Port of Oakland (Oakland International Airport);
  • San Jose International Airport; and
  • United Parcel Service (Spokane International Airport).

In the land environment:

  • New Mexico Economic Development Department (Santa Teresa, NM);
  • Presidio International Port Authority (Presidio, TX);
  • Southwest Arizona Port Users Association (San Luis II, AZ); and
  • Toyota Motor Manufacturing (Otay Mesa, CA).

In the sea environment:

  • Dole Fresh Fruit Company:
    • Freeport, TX;
    • Gulfport, MS;
    • Port Everglades, FL;
    • San Diego, CA; and
    • Wilmington, DE.
  • East Coast Warehouse CES (Port of New York and New Jersey);
  • Global Container Terminals USA (Port of New York and New Jersey);
  • Gulftainer USA LLC (Cape Canaveral, FL);
  • Kamino Air Import Corp. (Port of New York and New Jersey);
  • Linea Peninsular, Inc. (Panama City, FL);
  • Panama City Port Authority (Panama City, FL);
  • Port of Galveston (Galveston, TX);
  • Port of Oakland (Oakland, CA);
  • Red Hook Container Terminal (Port of New York and New Jersey); and
  • Salson Logistics (Port of New York and New Jersey).

The proposals were evaluated utilizing a rigorous, multi-layered process to ensure compatibility with CBP’s mission priorities.

The next open period for application submission is tentatively scheduled to begin on February 1, 2017. A detailed description of the Reimbursable Services Program and guidance for submitting a letter of application during future open periods are linked above. 

Last modified: 
October 3, 2018