Technical Papers - Security, Surveillance and Detection

Securing Future Ports with Multi-Level Cyber Security

  PTI Edition 75 - Mega-Ports & Mega-Terminals

With about 90% of world trade carried by the international shipping industry. Ports are vital to the flow of commodities and capital worldwide. Terrorism that interrupts the flow of goods may have a severe effect on the global economy.

  Security, Surveillance and Detection


Port and Ship Cyber Security: After NotPetya

  PTI Edition 75 - Mega-Ports & Mega-Terminals

The maritime industry has awoken to the potential impact of cyber security incidents on ship operators, ports and the industry as a whole.

  Security, Surveillance and Detection


Bot Controlled Borders

  PTI Edition 74 - AI & Automation

The ports and borders sector looks to be growing and needs new AI technology to support it

  Security, Surveillance and Detection


Detect and Control Cyber Risks

  PTI Edition 74 - AI & Automation

In order to ensure that processes and interconnections don‘t allow malware to shut down operations or allow manipulation of data for illegal purposes, a solution to identify threats along the supply chain is urgently needed

  Automation and Optimisation, Security, Surveillance and Detection, Supply Chain


Cyber Risk Management

  PTI Edition 74 - AI & Automation

If seafarers have been managing operational and business risks since the Phoenicians traded their purple dye, the increasing use of cyber technology promises vast unchartered waters

  Security, Surveillance and Detection


Automated Inspection by AI

  PTI Edition 74 - AI & Automation

The search for contraband, threats, and fraud in cargo containers is akin to searching for needles in an ever growing field of many haystacks

  Automation and Optimisation, Security, Surveillance and Detection, Supply Chain


Blockchain Technology for Ports

  Edition Online

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 world of asset transfer, asset movements and security of data movement

  Automation and Optimisation, Port Focus, Port Planning, Design & Construction, Terminal Logistics



Port Security Through Innovative E-Learning

  PTI Edition 73 - The Automation, Training & Simulation Issue

Maritime Security and particularly the security of port facilities and ships assume significant importance in the light of security challenges facing them like terrorism and piracy, among others and consequentially training of maritime security personnel takes centre-stage.

  Global Terminal Operators, Port & Maritime Training, Port Planning, Design & Construction, Security, Surveillance and Detection


Safety Initiatives: A Prime Tool

  PTI Edition 73 - The Automation, Training & Simulation Issue

It may seem rare that common ship handling and cargo loading operations result in major incidents. However, when such circumstances do arise, the financial and commercial consequences can be significant

  Finance, Global Terminal Operators, Security, Surveillance and Detection


Training Solutions for A Changing Industry

  PTI Edition 73 - The Automation, Training & Simulation Issue

Terminal operators and port authorities have been focused on the intricacies and economies of the public-private evolution of seaports. However, for the most part, the learning needs of the workforce have yet to be effectively or broadly addressed.

  Global Terminal Operators, Port & Maritime Training, Security, Surveillance and Detection


Update: Threats of Port Cyber Security

  PTI Edition 72 - The Journal of Ports & Terminals - Top 30 Technical Papers 2014-2016

Ports are critical infrastructures. Unavailability of a large port could present a major economic incident for a state or countr. ,A solid cyber security plan is a must in any modern port. How ready are you?

  Automation and Optimisation, Global Terminal Operators, Port Focus, Security, Surveillance and Detection


Securing Port Perimeters: Land and Seaborne Threats

  PTI Edition 70 - Embracing Automation

Ports and terminals are a significant part of the UK’s critical infrastructure, directly contributing almost US$14.3 billion a year to the UK economy. However, with the increasing threats of trespassing, vandalism, theft and terrorism from both land and sea, ensuring the security of a port’s border is becoming increasingly difficult. Ports represent a major point of vulnerability that could have a disastrous impact if breached, not only for the industry and businesses alike, but also human life

  Port Planning, Design & Construction, Security, Surveillance and Detection


Port and Border Security: Technology to Transform

  PTI Edition 70 - Embracing Automation

The escalating problem of cross-border movement of contraband is driving the need for advanced technology, which not only detects a range of illicit or dangerous items, but also introduces a much higher level of automation. Add to this ever-increasing volumes of traffic at ports and land borders, a requirement for stricter controls and faster clearance times and the list of demands for border security is long and complex

  Port Planning, Design & Construction, Security, Surveillance and Detection


IoT: Piracy and Maritime Cyber Risks

  PTI Edition 70 - Embracing Automation

Pirates infiltrate a shipping company’s systems to identify ships with valuable cargoes and minimal onboard security. The vessel is hijacked and only the containers with valuable cargoes are taken. Pirates hand-pick their shipping targets online by tracking the navigation of a vessel through an Automatic Identification System (AIS). Smugglers hack into networked systemsto locate containers with drug contraband and cleanly confiscate the drugs without detection

  Port Planning, Design & Construction, Security, Surveillance and Detection


Mega-terminal Security: Cybercrime Threats

  PTI Edition 68 - The Mega-Terminals Edition

Container shipping is, some half century after inception, remarkably resilient and successful in operational terms. Mankind, particularly in the developed world, takes it for granted that it is possible to buy exotic fresh produce that has travelled weeks from another continent, or pick up a bargain in latest electronic gadgetry that is most likely to have been manufactured thousands of miles from the consumer.

  Port Focus