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Maritime | Port Security
GSN 2012 Awards announced: White House deputy of homeland security recognized for leadership at annual gala
Hundreds of the best of the homeland security community’s federal, state and municipal government officials, government contractors, systems integrators, IT vendors and physical security product and solutions providers all came together the night of November 29 in a ballroom of the Washington, D.C. convention center to receive accolades.
The GSN awards dinner, which has become a Washington tradition over the last four years, offered a chance for the excellence and civic-minded spirit of homeland security efforts nationwide to be recognized.
The Government Security News 2012 Homeland Security Awards Program officially opened for entries on May 1, once again featuring 45 Awards in three broad Categories:Best Vendors of IT Security Products and Solutions, Best Vendors of Physical Security Products and Solutions and the 2011 Government Excellence Awards.
Government Security News has announced that its 2011 Homeland Security Awards Program will officially open for business and start accepting entries in the program’s 45 awards categories on Tuesday, April 26.
Scott Schnell, CEO, describes Video IQ’s next generation of video surveillance, where each of its high-definition cameras has video analytics plus half a year of storage with the camera itself, thus eliminating the high cost of storage and networking. According to Schnell, VideoIQ’s cameras with high-definition sensors can track up to 24 objects simultaneously and have 3X the field of view of conventional high-definition cameras with analytics.
Despite official murmurings a few months ago that the fiscal year 2011 budget request for DHS might decline slightly, the budget package unveiled on February 1 actually shows a three percent increase in “discretionary spending” by DHS in 2011, versus the prior year, and modest growth, at approximately the predicted rate of inflation, in the outer years.
MALE, Maldives Feb. 16, 2017 Inefficient customs clearance at Maldives' Male Port and the resulting hikes of goods price had been always haunting this country, until the arrival of SANY port equipment. "No reasons not to decrease the price of goods (now)," Maldives President Abdulla Yameen promised to the public.
President's commitment is by no means a blank check. A total of 12 sets of port machinery, including reach stackers, container handlers and forklift trucks, were purchased by the Maldives' Government from SANY India, an India-based SANY's subsidiary last Nov.
NEW YORK Feb. 14, 2017 Plan B Marine today announced the leasing of additional slips at Chelsea Pier in support of the maritime evacuation service it provides from Manhattan. "There's been a spike in interest what with all the coverage," Plan B President and CEO Chris Dowhie remarked. "We want to be able to handle as many clients as want to come with us."
BOSTON, Feb. 9, 2017 Veson Nautical, the leading provider of commercial maritime software and services, today announced Veslink IMOSlive -- the world's first complete end-to-end shipping platform optimized for the web. Veslink IMOSlive combines the existing IMOSlive cloud infrastructure with the web accessibility and partner connectivity of Veson's online Veslink solutions, creating an entirely new offering that brings robust enterprise functionality to browsers and mobile devices.
Port Authorities association 'optimistic' federal government will invest in infrastructure improvements
The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) – the recognized and unified voice of America’s seaports – is encouraged by the release last month of the infrastructure investment outline by Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and Senate Democrats, especially the recognition that ports and waterways play a vital role in our nation's economy, jobs and supply chain.
KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL Jan. 31, 2017 The Maritime & Port Security Information Sharing & Analysis Organization (MPS-ISAO) convenes its inaugural conference “Maritime & Port Cyber Resilience - Adding a New Layer of Cybersecurity” February 22-24, 2017 at the Global Situational Awareness Center at NASA/Kennedy Space Center, Florida. The conference is bringing together Maritime, Port,