Industry Sectors - Security, Surveillance and Detection


Blockchain Technology for Ports

    Automation and Optimisation, Carriers, Container Handling, Global Issues, Port Focus, Security, Surveillance and Detection, Shipping

This paper examines the suitability of blockchain and blockchain-based distributed ledger technology (DLT) to the port, harbour, and terminal industries. DLT has the potential to drastically change the...

Watch: Start-Up Aims to Revolutionize Remote Connectivity

 12 Apr 2017     Security, Surveillance and Detection, Shipping, VTS, Navigation, Mooring and Berthing

The first Dutch commercial satellite operator, an Amsterdam based start-up, has developed new technology enabling organisations worldwide to 'simply monitor everything'

Turkey’s Biggest Seaport Upgrades Reefer System

 12 Apr 2017     Automation and Optimisation, Health and Safety, Port Focus, Security, Surveillance and Detection

Mersin International Port (MIP) has installed a new reefer monitoring system to continue meeting the demands of Turkey’s import and export volumes

Customers Slam Carrier Services

 11 Apr 2017     Carriers, Container Handling, Global Issues, Health and Safety, Security, Surveillance and Detection, Shipping

Services provided by container shipping lines have been rated as “poor to average” after deteriorating in the past year, according to a survey of exporters.

Norway Makes Shipbreaking Arrest

 07 Apr 2017     Environment and Sustainability, Global Issues, Security, Surveillance and Detection, Shipping

Norwegian authorities have arrested barge carrier Harrier for breaching hazardous waste regulations


Watch: Footage of MSC Containership Fire

 06 Apr 2017     Carriers, Health and Safety, Security, Surveillance and Detection, Shipping

The Newsfirst Sri Lanka report above shows the first footage of the rescue effort to save the 13,798 TEU MSC Daniela containership and her 21 crew members from a fire onboard the vessel

UK Ports at Heart of Fraud Claims

 06 Apr 2017     Container Handling, Global Issues, Port Focus, Security, Surveillance and Detection, Terminal Focus

EU anti-fraud office OLAF has found UK ports and customs officials have not stopped billions in VAT losses on mis-declared Chinese goods, according to the BBC.

Criminals Target Rotterdam Port Workers

 05 Apr 2017     Container Handling, Security, Surveillance and Detection, Shipping, Terminal Focus

Police in Rotterdam have aired the results of a study on the drug trafficking problem at the Port of Rotterdam

MSC Containership Catches Fire at Sea

 05 Apr 2017     Carriers, Health and Safety, Security, Surveillance and Detection

The Sri Lanka Navy has released dramatic images of the rescue effort to save the MSC Daniela containership and her 21 crew members from a fire onboard the vessel.

Migrants Saved After Attempting English Channel Crossing

 04 Apr 2017     Global Issues, Security, Surveillance and Detection, Shipping

Six Iranian migrants have been rescued from a sinking boat in the English Channel and taken back to France after trying to reach the English port of Dover from the French port of Calais