Industry Sectors - Security, Surveillance and Detection


IUMI: Crews on Modern Megaships Still at Risk from Fire

 20 Sep 2017

The International Union of Marine Insurance (IUMI) has expressed concern over the firefighting provisions on board modern containerships, citing their growing size and a recent spate of fires on board vessels as the cause for it publishing a position paper on the matter

  Global Issues, Health and Safety, Security, Surveillance and Detection, Shipping


Thales Invests to Connect Autonomous and Unmanned Tech

 14 Sep 2017

Thales has made a major commitment to develop future autonomous and unmanned technology across air and sea by investing $9.5 million in two new UK-based trials and training centres based in West Wales and in South-West England

  Automation and Optimisation, Security, Surveillance and Detection, Shipping


USCG Calls For Better Storm Geolocation

 13 Sep 2017

Vice Admiral Sandra Stosz, Deputy Commandant of Mission Support for the US Coast Guard (USCG) has called for digital solutions for port inspections and rescue

  Automation and Optimisation, Environment and Sustainability, Port & Maritime Training, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Security, Surveillance and Detection, Terminal Focus


$3.6 Million Invested in Attack-Resilient Port Traffic

 11 Sep 2017

A group of Dutch, German and Swiss freight players have plans to use digital solutions to ensure a higher efficiency of inland container shipping throughout the supply chain to and from Rotterdam.

  Automation and Optimisation, Carriers, Port & Maritime Training, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Security, Surveillance and Detection


Radiation Security Tested On Maersk Ship

 11 Sep 2017

US government security teams have executed a container-climbing trial designed to safely place radiation detection equipment on and around stacked cargo containers aboard the vessel Maersk Detroit.

  Carriers, Port & Maritime Training, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Security, Surveillance and Detection



Global Cargo Throughput Boosted by 6.8%

 08 Sep 2017

Shanghai International Shipping Institute has produced a positive report on the state of trade through major ports, which pegged global throughput increase at 6.8%.

  Carriers, Dry Bulk and Specialist Cargo Handling, Global Issues, Port & Maritime Training, Port Focus, Security, Surveillance and Detection, Shipping, Terminal Focus


Pioneering Deal Sets SOLAS VGM Compliance Example

 04 Sep 2017

Strainstall, part of James Fisher and Sons plc, has secured a contract for its Container Weight System (CWS) with Kalmar – part of Cargotec, after recently gaining EU approval of the system

  Container Handling, Global Issues, Health and Safety, Security, Surveillance and Detection, Shipping, Supply Chain


Friday Focus: Stopping Nasty Smells at Rotterdam’s Port

 01 Sep 2017

In the port of Rotterdam, work takes place to stop the unintentional release of all sorts of substances

  Environment and Sustainability, Health and Safety, Port Focus, Security, Surveillance and Detection, Shipping


France Targets Ports with ‘Maritime Surveillance’

 31 Aug 2017

Admiral Patrick Augier, France’s Deputy Secretary General for the Sea has emphasised the need for versatility in employing border control technology at French ports

  Port & Maritime Training, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Security, Surveillance and Detection


Siemens Partnership Fights Automation Cyber Threats

 30 Aug 2017

Siemens is tackling the evolving cyber threats targeting automation equipment by entering into a global partnership with the International Society of Automation (ISA) to develop protection concepts for industrial plants

  Automation and Optimisation, Health and Safety, Security, Surveillance and Detection, Shipping, Supply Chain