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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...
Tue, 2016-05-03 12:59 AM
BALTIMORE (PRNEWSWIRE) MAY 2, 2016CyberPoint International, LLC announced today that it has been awarded a fixed price contract by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Borders and Maritime...
Tue, 2016-04-19 09:49 PM
April 11, 2016 - The Port Authority announced today that a comprehensive review will be undertaken of the Port of New York and New Jersey covering more than 3,000 acres of cargo facilities in order...
Fri, 2016-04-01 07:13 PM
Government Security News is very pleased to announce that HID Global, the worldwide trusted provider of secure identity solutions, has agreed to serve as Lead Sponsor of the GSN 2016 Airport, Seaport...
Tue, 2016-03-29 11:27 AM
Alameda, CA - Coast Guardsmen seized more than 12,800 pounds of cocaine and apprehended four suspected drug smugglers from a self-propelled semisubmersible, or SPSS, about 300 miles southwest of...
Mon, 2016-03-14 08:40 PM
Washington, DC, March 10 - The U.S. Coast Guard is seeking input from commercial and recreational mariners for an assessment of navigation requirements on the Atlantic and Gulf seacoast.The Coast...
Tue, 2016-03-01 06:37 PM

Adm. Paul Zukunft, Coast Guard Commandant

Washington, DC, February 24 - U.S. Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Paul Zukunft delivered the 2016 State of the Coast Guard Address at U.S. Capitol Visitor Center Congressional Auditorium on Feb. 23....
Tue, 2016-02-23 02:03 PM
By Steve Bittenbender Earlier this month, the Federal Emergency Management Agency announced it has begun accepting applications for its Port Security Grant Program. The latest round of funding will...
Tue, 2016-02-16 12:07 PM
By Steve Bittenbender Recovery workers will once again go to the Bahamas and try to locate a critical piece of equipment that could provide information on what happened during the final moments of a...
Tue, 2016-02-09 01:02 PM
Washington, DC - The U.S. Coast Guard published guidance Feb. 5 that allows mariners to use electronic charts and publications instead of paper charts, maps and publications. The Navigation and...

Commentary and Opinions

By Chris Combs Almost every commercial diving company is now employing an ROV in some part of their operation. Most recognize the ROV is not a replacement for the diver, but rather a tool to help make his job safer, faster and easier. Inspecting a site with a remote controlled vehicle before sending someone below, allows both diver and topside personnel to better understand the working environment, nature and extent of the job.
Washington, DC, September 11 - Today, the nation marks the 14th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks that took the lives of some 3,000 Americans. In the 14 years that have passed, the world has become an even more dangerous place, while in many ways our defenses against another major terrorist attack have been weakened, warns the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR).
Tucson, AZ, July 27 - The "Bomb Boat" is ferry workers' nickname for the MV Sankaty, which carries fuel tanker trucks. It docks next to the passenger ferry Island Home, which can carry up to 1,000 passengers, according to Stephen Jones, Special Projects Director of Physicians for Civil Defense.
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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...