Terrorist threats spur security efforts
- Paying for port security. Bonney, Joseph // Journal of Commerce (15307557);4/18/2005, Vol. 6 Issue 16, p6
Comments on the burden of the cost of security to ports in the U.S. after the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. Estimate on the cost of port security from 2005 to 2015; Opinion of Chris Koch, president of the World Shipping Council, on the issue; Need for ports to find ways to finance most...
- YEMEN-SECURITY. // Middle East Reporter (Daily Edition);6/28/2010, Vol. 191 Issue 4882, p14
The article reports that a Yemini coastguard will be built in Miyoun island in order to protect the shipping in the Bab al-Mandab strait, which links Europe and Asia.
- Cooper/T. Smith Corp., www.coopertsmith.com. Cooper II, Angus R. // JoC Week;1/7/2002 Annual Review, Vol. 3 Issue 1, p54
Comments on port security legislation being considered by the United States Congress. Impact on the industry of international commerce and the means by which cargo is stored, transported and handled; Expected increase in industry costs; Anticipation that port security laws will affect areas...
- SHIPPING UNDER TERROR'S SHADOW. Toews, Bonnie // Canadian Transportation & Logistics;Mar2003, Vol. 106 Issue 3, p18
Focuses on how Canadian authorities are enhancing the security of Canada's ports. Establishment of the Interdepartmental Marine Security Working Group in October 2001; Privatization of the ports to give them complete autonomy over their operations; Hiring of private security guards to patrol...
- Shipping companies levy new fees to cover security measures. Boyer, Ellen // New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008);11/11/2002, Vol. 23 Issue 20, p21
Reports that shipping companies levy additional fees to cover security measures in New Orleans, Louisiana. Impact of the September 11 terrorist attacks on business enterprises; Implementation of security rules; Imposition of surcharge on cargoes.
- OTTAWA ANNOUNCES $172.5M IN NEW MARINE SECURITY PROJECTS. // Canadian Transportation & Logistics;Feb2003, Vol. 106 Issue 2, p9
Reports on the package of initiatives announced by Canadian Transport Minister David Collenette designed to boost security of the country's marine transportation system and maritime borders. Gammay ray technology unveiled by Ottawa; List of specific projects.
- Shippers Question 'Silly' Security Demands. // Supply Chain Europe;Jan2011, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p6
The article reports on the challenges encountered by shippers in dealing with the Entry Summary Declaration (ENS) security demand issue required by the European Union (EU).
- American International Marine Agency, www.aig.com. French, David S. // JoC Week;1/7/2002 Annual Review, Vol. 3 Issue 1, p50
States that the biggest challenge facing the international transport sector is the theft-hijacking problems for shippers, carriers and insurers. Estimated amount of cargo theft losses in the United States in 2000; Processes involved in loss control efforts; Investments in the Marine Loss...
- National Cargo Bureau Inc., www.natcargo.org. McNamara, James J. // JoC Week;1/7/2002 Annual Review, Vol. 3 Issue 1, p65
Comments on safety and security issues in the ocean shipping industry of the United States. Concern about the amount of cargo passing into U.S. seaports; How steamship companies and freight forwarders that have reinvented themselves as logistics companies have become careless with their...