Industry Sectors - Security, Surveillance and Detection


Rickmers Risks Bankruptcy

 26 May 2017     Carriers, Container Handling, Global Issues, Port & Maritime Training, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Security, Surveillance and Detection, Shipping, Supply Chain

Rickmers Holdings’ bondholders have plans to meet on June 1 to decide whether to accept a plan to shore up its finances or allow it to declare insolvency following a vessel sale

DHL Monitors Carrier Finance with AI

 26 May 2017     Automation and Optimisation, Carriers, Container Handling, Environment and Sustainability, Global Issues, Health and Safety, Mega Ship Ready, Port & Maritime Training, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Security, Surveillance and Detection, Shipping, Supply Chain, Terminal Focus

An extension to DHL's computerized early warning system uses machine learning to detect weakness in its supply chain before disruptions damage finances or reputations

US Tug Players Strike Back Against Carriers

 26 May 2017     Carriers, Container Handling, Dry Bulk and Specialist Cargo Handling, Global Issues, Mega Ship Ready, Port & Maritime Training, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Security, Surveillance and Detection, Shipping, Supply Chain, Terminal Focus

A US Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) official has voiced support of efforts to strengthen US antitrust law to fight “unprecedented consolidation and alliances among the largest ocean carriers”.

Port Union Reacts After Racist Stunts at US Port

 26 May 2017     Health and Safety, Port Focus, Security, Surveillance and Detection

Various media reports have revealed a series of alleged racist stunts at the Port of Oakland involving nooses

East US Port Sees Tonnage Boost

 25 May 2017     Carriers, Container Handling, Mega Ship Ready, Port & Maritime Training, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Security, Surveillance and Detection, Terminal Focus

Georgia Ports Authority handled 333,006 TEUs in container traffic in April, an increase of 11.7% compared to the same month a year ago


MOL Adds Connected Hazard Map to Ship System

 25 May 2017     Automation and Optimisation, Health and Safety, Mega Ship Ready, Security, Surveillance and Detection, VTS, Navigation, Mooring and Berthing

Mitsui OSK Lines (MOL) is adding a hazard map to a system used on board its ships for navigation called the Captain's Dynamic Operation System for Counter planning and Analysis

Autonomous Innovation Launches UAV Coastal Defence

 25 May 2017     Automation and Optimisation, Health and Safety, Security, Surveillance and Detection

Lockheed Martin has successfully launches Vector Hawk, a small, unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), on command from the Marlin MK2 autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) during a cross-domain command and control event hosted by the US Navy

Wednesday Wisdom: The Prime Tool in Risk Mitigation

 24 May 2017     Container Handling, Health and Safety, Security, Surveillance and Detection

This week's Wednesday Wisdom, an interesting extract from one of PTI's technical papers, comes from Peregrine Storrs-Fox, Risk Management Director, TT Club

African Port Facing Rise in Illegal Arms Shipments

 24 May 2017     Global Issues, Health and Safety, Security, Surveillance and Detection, Shipping

The Tin Can Island Port (TCIP) in the Nigerian city of Lagos in Africa has stopped 440 guns from entering the country after another operation four months earlier intercepted 49 boxes loaded with 661 shotguns from China

Brexit ‘Threatens’ UK Ports

 24 May 2017     Carriers, Dredging, Dry Bulk and Specialist Cargo Handling, Environment and Sustainability, Global Issues, Mega Ship Ready, Port & Maritime Training, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Security, Surveillance and Detection, Shipping, Supply Chain, Terminal Focus

Some UK ports are at greater risk of expanded customs checks as a result of Brexit, according to panellists speaking on May 23, 2017 at Waterfront’s UK Ports Conference in London.