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Wed, 2016-06-29 10:48 AM
PANAMA CITY, June 26, 2016 The Expanded Panama Canal is now officially open for business.During today's official inauguration ceremony, Panamanian President Juan Carlos Varela and Panama Canal...
Thu, 2016-06-23 07:00 AM

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WASHINGTON, June 22, 2016 On Monday, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) issued its highly-anticipated call to industry to share solutions for the Biometric Exit Program. The Request for...
Wed, 2016-06-22 07:30 AM
BILLERICA, MA June 21, 2016 American Science and Engineering, Inc. (NASDAQ: ASEI) (“AS&E” or the “Company”), a leading worldwide supplier of innovative X-ray inspection solutions, today announced...
Wed, 2016-06-22 07:30 AM
Long Beach, CA June 21, 2016 At a time of rapid change in the seaport and terminal operations world, a group of senior managers from west coast seaport operations participated in a unique personal...
Wed, 2016-06-15 06:59 AM
EDGEWOOD, MD – Smiths Detection’s IONSCAN™ 600 trace detector has been enhanced to detect and identify narcotics, in addition to its existing capabilities for explosives. Extending the library of...
Fri, 2016-06-10 01:30 PM

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Now In its 7th year of saluting the top leaders in new technologies and innovative security strategies, GSN is pleased to announce the Winners and Finalists in the 2016 targeted Airport, Seaport,...
Wed, 2016-06-08 07:00 AM
(UODATE: Article includes new information in the 10th paragraph that indicates the current number of settled cases.)By Steve BittenbenderEditor, Government Security NewsThe National Transportation...
Wed, 2016-06-01 07:43 AM
Kvichak, a Vigor company, delivered a fourth, 45’ Response Boat - Medium C (RB-M C) to its long-time customer, the New York Police Department Harbor Unit.
Wed, 2016-06-01 07:35 AM
SAN PEDRO, CA – May 26, 2016 Building on a shared commitment to eliminate pollution from port-related operations, Pasha Stevedoring and Terminals L.P. and the Port of Los Angeles are launching the...
Wed, 2016-05-25 07:00 AM

Niki McKinnell

TALLAHASSEE, FL – The Florida Ports Council announced today that Niki McKinnell has been named Vice President of Public Affairs. McKinnell replaces Jennifer Krell Davis who has accepted a position as...
Thu, 2016-05-19 01:58 AM
LILLINGTON, NC (PRWEB) MAY 13, 2016Boon Edam Inc., a global leader in security entrances and architectural revolving doors, today announced that APM Terminals Callao has installed Turnlock 100 full...
Wed, 2016-05-04 02:36 AM
BOSTONThe Coast Guard Cutter Escanaba is scheduled to return to its homeport in Boston, Sunday following a 70-day patrol in the Eastern Pacific Ocean.During its 12,000 nautical mile patrol, the...

Commentary and Opinions

Car theft is a fruitful field of opportunity for today’s criminals as they seek new and innovative ways for gaining quick profits. Recent reports indicate that prior to committing theft, organized car-theft gangs are doing their homework. They are targeting specific car rental facilities, conducting exhaustive site-studies of the facilities to identify vulnerabilities that will make their job easier.
When newspapers, popular magazines, and cable news channels run stories on public safety security and video surveillance, their knee-jerk reaction is too often a clever reference to “Big Brother” and an implication that something dangerous and sinister is happening.
Foreign illegal fishing in the Gulf, mostly by Mexican crew in boats called lanchas, is a persistent -- and alarming -- problem, say authorities from Gulf Coast states and the federal government.The urgency of the issue brought together a diverse group of stakeholders, including commercial and recreational fishermen, state and federal fisheries enforcers and elected officials, August 18 at Texas A&M University in Galveston for a summit on how best to combat illegal fishing. The event was hosted by the Gulf Coast Leadership Conference.
“We are entering an era in which unmanned vehicles of all kinds will take on greater importance in space, on land, in the air and at sea” -- President George W. Bush’s address to the Citadel, Dec. 2001.
With an alleged ringleader now in U.S. custody, investigative scrutiny here on Capitol Hill is zooming in tighter on the September 2012 attack on the U.S. diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya that killed U.S. Ambassador Christopher Stevens and three other Americans. The outcome of this probe may even have an effect on who is ultimately selected as the 2016 Democratic presidential nominee.
 

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The Netherlands, December 9 - DSM Dyneema, the manufacturer of ultra high molecular weight polyethylene (UHMWPE) fiber, branded as Dyneema®, and world leader in life protection...

JW Fishers Pulse 8X has been rated the best underwater metal detector by the US Department of Homeland Security’s SAVER program. The System Assessment and Validation...

Westford, MA, December 10 – Tyco Security Products introduces the new Illustra Pro 2 megapixel 30x PTZ camera, offering a powerful 30x optical z...

E. Taunton, MA, December - JW Fishers Mfg., a company specializing in the design and manufacture of underwater search equipment for almost 50 years, is introducing new features...

San Diego – CohuHD Costar is proud to introduce the first in the RISE series of high-performance video cameras - the RISE 4260HD PTZ camera.  Designed and built using the l...