Port Security

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First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 1 reports

Man Drowns At Tema Port

A 30-year old casual worker with Amandi Holdings, a construction firm working on the Tema Habour expansion project drowned at the port last Saturday when the wooden platform on which he stood with nine others collapsed.Identified as Eric Opoku, the deceased ... [Published Peace FM - Oct 28 2014]
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 28 2014 - 1 reports

USCG Rear Admiral Joseph Servidio among prominent speakers at Nov 10-12 LA/Long Beach Port Security Operations Conference

The 2014 LA/Long Beach PSOCE Conference, scheduled for November 10-12 at the Hyatt Regency, Long Beach, CA will include a Feature Presentation by Rear Admiral Joseph Servidio, Commander of the Eleventh Coast Guard District, according to conference organizers, ... [Published Government Security News - Oct 28 2014]
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 28 2014 - 1 reports

U.S. Assistance On Ebola Gets Steam, Supplies Ship Docks

Buchanan — Vega a Marshall Islands flagged cargo vessel contracted by the U.S. Department of Defense Transportation Command (TRANSCON) to deliver force provider equipment, medical supplies and construction materials procured by the U.S. Defense Logistics ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Oct 28 2014]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 1 reports

Dominican Republic’s ‘owners,’ officials strike deal to reopen port

Santo Domingo.- National Police chief Manuel Castro and Port Security (CESEP) director Felix Alburquerque on Thursday “reached an agreement” to put and an end to the standoff over freight service at Caucedo Multimodal Port, which has been blocked by the ... [Published Dominican Today - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 1 reports

NBPD Could Play A New Role

Greg Desrosiers / TSMThe New Bedford City Council would like to see harbormaster duties placed in the hands of the police department.During Thursday evening’s meeting, Councilors submitted a motion to make the harbormaster an extension of the New Bedford ... [Published WBSM-AM - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

Cameras along waterfront increase port security, public safety

Location of cameras that are part of the port security surveillance system dubbed "Project Eagle Eye." (Photo: WVEC)PORTSMOUTH -- Five cameras dot the Seawall from High Street Landing up to Court Street and Crawford Parkway. Power to them is there, and ... [Published WVEC - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 13 2014 - Updated Oct 13 2014 - 1 reports

For or Against: Port Security for Network Access Control, (Mon, Oct 13th)

I had an interesting discussion tonight with fellow handler Manuel on the pros and cons on port s ...(more)... ... [Published SANS Internet Storm Center, InfoCON: green - Oct 13 2014]
First reported Oct 10 2014 - Updated Oct 10 2014 - 3 reports

Latin America Port security tightens over Ebola fears

Business Insurance Saturday 11th October, 2014nThe United States, Brazil and Argentina have made port entry procedures stricter for vessels sailing from West Africa over Ebola concerns, MarineLink reported. n nThe epidemic comes at a time when South ... [Published Canada Standard - Oct 10 2014]
First reported Oct 10 2014 - Updated Oct 10 2014 - 1 reports

Port security readiness tested

Exercise tested robustness of response to terror incident.  Port security readiness tested The Government of Guyana in collaboration with the United States Coast Guard yesterday Continue Reading » ... [Published Maritime Security Review - Oct 10 2014]
First reported Oct 10 2014 - Updated Oct 10 2014 - 1 reports

Guyana undergoes first nat’l level maritime port security exercise

…US observer evaluates preparedness agencies took part in what is supposed to be an annual national port security exercise. According to the International Ship and Port Facility Security Code (ISPS) it is required that all port facilities handling international ... [Published Kaieteur News - Oct 10 2014]
First reported Oct 09 2014 - Updated Oct 09 2014 - 1 reports

Savannah Fire receives near $300,000 Port Security Grant

A photo of the type of Fire Storm 50 All-Hazards Response Boat that Savannah Fire plans on purchasing to protect Savannah’s waterfront. The pictured boat is in use by the Camden Fire Department.Related CoverageSAVANNAH, GA (WJCL) — Savannah Fire and Emergency ... [Published WJCL ABC 22 - Oct 09 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Oct 01 2014 - 2 reports

MIT's 3D-Printed Underwater Robot Detects Illegal Goods Hidden Under Ships

Mechanical engineers from Massachusetts Institute of Technology have designed a new submersible robot that can boost port security by detecting drugs and contraband being smuggled aboard ships at port in hidden compartments. ... [Published Yahoo! News UK and Ireland - Oct 01 2014]

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"What we do not know is whether the platform collapsed as a result of excessive weight or poor constructional works on it" Mr Ansah Asare noted
...pieces I mean those 24 boxes you see up there and a few forty footers); of those, four hundred and fifty-five are construction materials," he said. "Three of them have Personal Protective Equipment for the ETUs; 68 of them are food, four of them have wretches (which is a rough terrain container handler)."
"Countering piracy has for long been a top priority for the U A E . As a maritime nation, the U A E has a strong interest in the security and openness of international sea lanes. This is why, every year, the U A E hosts a major counter piracy conference that brings together all of the relevant counter piracy stakeholders from around the world. This year will see the fourth installment of this landmark event."
...the agreement calls for selling the port’s entry vouchers at a neutral site for now, but warned that it doesn’t mean that the shutdowns are over, "because there are still some problems which I hope will be fixed in due time."

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USCG Rear Admiral Joseph Servidio among promine... [Published Government Security News - Oct 28 2014]
UAE keen on tackling root causes of piracy: Abd... [Published Gulf News - Oct 28 2014]
Man Drowns At Tema Port [Published Peace FM - Oct 28 2014]
Nevin E. "Ned" Schlichting [Published Lancaster Online - Oct 28 2014]
US partnership with GoL in fight against Ebola ... [Published DVIDS - Oct 28 2014]
U.S. Assistance On Ebola Gets Steam, Supplies S... [Published AllAfrica.com - Oct 28 2014]
Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed comments on the 4th C... [Published WAM.ae - Oct 28 2014]
Kevin K. Mcaleenan appointed Deputy Commissione... [Published Government Security News - Oct 27 2014]
Dominican Republic’s ‘owners,’ officials strike... [Published Dominican Today - Oct 24 2014]
Commentary: Maine can do better? Not while Susa... [Published Portland Press Herald - Oct 24 2014]
NBPD Could Play A New Role [Published WBSM-AM - Oct 24 2014]
Liberian Guards to protect MV/VEGA [Published The NewDawn - Oct 24 2014]
MUA security staff win redundancy payout [Published Australasian Transport News - Oct 23 2014]
Pennsylvania State Police form partnership with... [Published Kaieteur News - Oct 22 2014]
Wilmington officials clear path for Thalian Hal... [Published Star News Online - Oct 22 2014]
Here's One Way Earthquake-Prone Cities Are Thin... [Published The Atlantic Cities - Oct 21 2014]
Louisiana needs Sen. Landrieu [Published Houma Today - Oct 21 2014]
Duluth Fire Chief Retiring [Published Wdio.com - Oct 21 2014]
Police partner agents on security [Published The Nation Nigeria - Oct 21 2014]
Deadly cargo [Published Intersec - Oct 20 2014]
Wilmington council mulls $120,000 foam purchase [Published Star News Online - Oct 20 2014]
Navy Formalizes Coastal Riverine Detachment in ... [Published SeaPower Magazine - Oct 20 2014]
Commissioner Vows to Eradicate Extortion in Port [Published Business World Intelligence - Oct 20 2014]
Coast guard ship Amartya to further bolster sec... [Published Times of India - Oct 19 2014]
Make Stowaway Unattractive - Mbiah [Published Peace FM - Oct 19 2014]
SafeHaven shelter to auction cruise [Published Albany Democrat Herald - Oct 18 2014]
Bill Crane - One Man's Opinion: And YOU Are Par... [Published Wsbradio.com - Oct 18 2014]
ISPS Code compliance: 58 port facilities risk l... [Published Nigeria Daily Independent - Oct 17 2014]
US, Canada to Conduct Full-scale Port Security ... [Published Marine Link - Oct 16 2014]
Interagency Port Partners train with Carnival C... [Published Berkeley Independent - Oct 16 2014]
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Naval Service Reserve Passing Out Ceremony At H... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Oct 13 2014]
#navy – Ten new recruits to the Naval Service Reserve completed their training in a ceremony in the Naval Base on Haulbowline yesterday. The 10 recruits, 9 from Cork and 1 from Dublin endured 3 weeks of intense training where they covered a range of ...
For or Against: Port Security for Network Acces... [Published SANS Internet Storm Center, InfoCON: green - Oct 13 2014]
I had an interesting discussion tonight with fellow handler Manuel on the pros and cons on port s ...(more)... ...
Port security readiness tested [Published Maritime Security Review - Oct 10 2014]
Exercise tested robustness of response to terror incident.  Port security readiness tested The Government of Guyana in collaboration with the United States Coast Guard yesterday Continue Reading » ...
FUTURISM UPDATE (September 30, 2014) [Published Lifeboat News The Blog - Sep 30 2014]
FUTURISM UPDATE (September 30, 2014) <p><a class='blog-photo' href="http://lifeboat.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/0-a-Y-E-L-L-O-W.jpg"><img class="aligncenter size-full wp-image-12375" src="http://lifeboat.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/0-a-Y-E-L-L-O-W.jpg" ...
New Innovative Underwater Robot Can Inspect Shi... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Sep 26 2014]
Last week, at the International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, MIT researchers unveiled an oval-shaped submersible robot, a little smaller than a football, with a flattened panel on one side that it can slide along an underwater surface ...
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