TITLE

Seeing cargo more clearly

AUTHOR(S)
Edmonson, R. G.
PUB. DATE
August 2005
SOURCE
Journal of Commerce (1542-3867);8/1/2005, Vol. 6 Issue 31, p24
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the collaboration between Science Applications International Corp., a technology company based in the U.S., and the Hong Kong Container Terminal Operators Association in testing the Integrated Container Inspection Systems (ICIS) at two terminals in Hong Kong, China. Explanation that ICIS could provide customs and law-enforcement officials with data to complement the advance cargo-manifest data that carriers provide under the 24-hour rule; Challenge of getting the U.S. Department of Homeland Security that ICIS data is a worthwhile addition to the security arsenal; Promise made by the officials of the Department of Homeland Security to approve the ICIS technology; Details on the ICIS technology.
ACCESSION #
17786885

 

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