Citations with the tag: SHIPPING (Water transportation) -- Security measures
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// 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.
Boyer, Ellen // 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.
Boyer, Ellen // 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...
- American Association of Exporters and Importers, www.aaei.org.
Simpson, John // JoC Week; 1/7/2002 Annual Review, Vol. 3 Issue 1, p126
Discusses the challenge faced by traders and carriers in improving documentation of trade to satisfy governments that goods and conveyances they carry are not security risks. Adoption of technologies that give traders and carriers better control over the movement of cargo and conveyances;...
- Stay the course.
Simpson, John // JoC Week; 7/1/2002, Vol. 3 Issue 26, p38
Reports the enactment of the Maritime Security Program in the U.S. Support of the international commerce; Correlation between labor and management of the national defense and security; Increase of the government support.
- Labor's role in security.
Bate, Alison // JoC Week; 9/16/2002, Vol. 3 Issue 37, p19
Reports the role of labor unions in cargo security in the U.S. Duty to report criminal activities; Support for port-security legislation; Restriction of crew visas for ships in port.
- 'A Gaping Hole'
Parker, John // Traffic World; 1/14/2002, Vol. 266 Issue 2, p11
Focuses on the need for heightened maritime security in the U.S. Approval of separate homeland defense funding for the U.S. Coast Guard and the U.S. Customs Service; Anticipation for additional security legislations; Use of shipping lines by terrorists.
- Cargo Security Challenge.
Parker, John // Traffic World; 2/4/2002, Vol. 266 Issue 5, p30
Reports the role of global logistics service networks in helping shippers improve security of shipments against terrorism. Importance of logistics infrastructure for manufacturers and retailers; Advantages of global networks offered by carriers; Risk of allowing freight or documents to be tampered.
- STTAS launches C-TPAT program.
Cassidy, William B. // Traffic World; 8/5/2002, Vol. 266 Issue 31, p33
Reports on the launching of the Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT) program by Sandler & Travis Trade Advisory Services in the U.S. Cooperation of between C-TPAT and the government in implementing cargo security measures; Need for companies to acquire C-TPAT membership;...
- Assuring security.
van der Jagt, Nicolette // Journal of Commerce (15307557); 2/3/2003, Vol. 4 Issue 5, p45
Addresses the challenge faced by the European Shippers' Council in giving shippers the assurance on preventing their freight from being delayed by security checks at the port of export and import. Role of providing guidance to European business and industry; Functions of developing a joint...
- Taking exception.
van der Jagt, Nicolette // Journal of Commerce (15307557); 2/17/2003, Vol. 4 Issue 7, p32
No abstract available.
- Compliance tools in demand.
Cottrill, Ken // Traffic World; 6/30/2003, Vol. 267 Issue 26, p13
Reports on United States shippers' use of technology to help them comply with supply-chain security requirements. Visual processing products specialist, NVIDIA Corp.'s use of SAP AG's Global Trade Services application to automate and streamline its trade compliance processes; Vastera's...
- Start at the beginning.
Bonney, Joseph // JoC Week; 9/24/2001, Vol. 2 Issue 38
Argues that the solutions to security problems confronting the container shipping industry of the United States in the aftermath of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks should be developed by the industry on its own. Longer passenger check-ins at airports; Impossibility of eliminating every...
- Shipping Patterns in the Malacca and Singapore Straits: An Assessment of the Risks to Different Types of Vessel.
Bateman, Sam; Joshua Ho; Mathai, Mathew // Contemporary Southeast Asia: A Journal of International & Strate; Aug2007, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p309
With the objective of improving the quality of assessments of the threat to shipping in the Malacca and Singapore Straits, this article provides an appreciation of the pattern of shipping traffic and of the types of vessel using the Straits. It is based on the notion that statements about the...
- Prove It!
Bateman, Sam; Joshua Ho; Mathai, Mathew // DPC: Dredging & Port Construction; May2003, p4
Reports that the Liberian International Ship & Corporate Registry is using Datastrip Technology's 2D Superscript two-dimensional barcode as the core technology to produce a biometric identification card aimed at improving maritime security. Features of the card; Number of seafarers to be...
- Terrorist threats spur security efforts.
McLeod, Douglas // Business Insurance; 9/23/2002, Vol. 36 Issue 38, p3
Reports the implementation of security procedures for ships and ports in the U.S. Inspection of high-risk containers; Details on the launch of Container Security Initiative; Tests on the tamperproof electronic seals of containers. INSET: IUMI gathering attracts 450 to New York..
- Container Shipping Market to Boost Security and Tracking Revenues.
McLeod, Douglas // Microwave Journal; Dec2011, Vol. 54 Issue 12, p67
The article discusses a report from technology market researcher ABI Research that projected the revenue growth of the container shipping security and tracking sectors to increase by 27 percent between 2011 and 2016.
- The 105 percent solution.
Edmonson, Bob // Journal of Commerce (15307557); 12/6/2004, Vol. 5 Issue 49, p54
Discusses the problem of cargo security in the U.S. Percentage of cargo containers being inspected by the government according to John Amos, chairman of the National Industrial Transportation League's ocean committee; Proposal to address the problem; Source of funding for the proposed...
- New high-security service from BAX Global.
Edmonson, Bob // Transportation & Distribution; Jul98, Vol. 39 Issue 7, p18
Reports that a security service called Constant Surveillance Service, which is designed for government use, was made available to shippers by BAX Global company. Information on the service; What BAX guarantees.
- Pirates Or Terrorists?
Parker, John // Traffic World; 12/3/2001, Vol. 265 Issue 49, p31
Focuses on the plan of Bimco to link the age-old war on piracy to war on terrorism concept to increase ocean shipping security. Link of organized criminal activity with terrorism; Call of Bimco to United Nations support for robust security measures around terminals and ports; Need of global...
- Getting It Done.
Gallagher, John // Traffic World; 11/25/2002, Vol. 266 Issue 47, p11
Reports on the U.S. Maritime Transportation Security Act of 2002 and possible impact on vessel owners and operators. Facility and vessel vulnerability assessments by the U.S. Coast Guard; Financial implications of the section dealing with ships' security plans; Security issues in the industry.
- Maritime Partnerships: Music to Southeast Africa's Ears.
Vlahos, Elizabeth A. // All Hands; May2008, Issue 1094, p38
The article reports on how the U.S. Navy has been actively assisting Central and West African countries in enhancing maritime security and safety in their region.
- 'Pirates, Ports & Partners'.
Khalifa, Daisy R. // Sea Power; Dec2009, Vol. 52 Issue 12, p34
Information about the topics discussed during the conference on maritime security held in Washington on October 14, 2009 is presented. Topics include the issue on how to proceed with the improvement of maritime domain awareness and the issue on who has ownership of information sharing and...
- Maersk Lines Re-Flagging, Replacing Nine MSP Vessels.
Khalifa, Daisy R. // Washington Letter of Oceanography; 4/20/2009, Vol. 43 Issue 8, p3
This article reports on the announcement by the U.S. Maritime Administration officials that Maersk Lines Ltd. is in the process of replacing nine of its U.S.-flagged container ships in the Maritime Security Program with new and more efficient ships. Its officials stated that the program...
- 'K' Line America Inc., www.kline.com.
Iinuma, Yoshio // JoC Week; 1/7/2002 Annual Review, Vol. 3 Issue 1, p61
Discusses K Line America Inc.'s commitment to the safe and secure movement of customers' cargo. How improved safety and security demands a collaborative effort among all stakeholders; Company's alliance with the United States Customs Service in efforts to combat waterborne movement of drugs;...
- Trailer Bridge Inc., www.trailerbridge.com.
McCown, John D. // JoC Week; 1/7/2002 Annual Review, Vol. 3 Issue 1, p72
Comments on the ramifications of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks for the United States maritime industry. Ways to make ocean freight systems more secure; Task force established by Trailer Bridge Inc. to review its security policies and procedures; How the tug-barge model is less...
- U.S. Coast Guard, www.uscg.mil.
Loy, James M. // JoC Week; 1/7/2002 Annual Review, Vol. 3 Issue 1, p74
Comments on the need for the international ocean transportation system to ensure that legitimate cargo is not unnecessarily delayed as nations introduce enhanced security procedures. Maritime Domain Awareness (MDA) program of the United States Coast Guard; Recognition of security threats well...
- Jolt to the system.
Tirschwell, Peter M. // JoC Week; 1/7/2002 Annual Review, Vol. 3 Issue 1, p122
Discusses changes occurring in international trade caused by the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. Less tolerance for imperfection in cargo security; How the cargo shipping system of the United States was not designed with terrorism in mind; Legislative bills that focus on issues of...
- BDP International, www.bdpinternational.com.
Bolte Jr., Richard J. // JoC Week; 1/7/2002 Annual Review, Vol. 3 Issue 1, p126
Comments on ways in which BDP International is addressing concerns regarding security issues in the shipping industry. International shippers' reassessment of supply chain risk; Importance of the flow of information in the form of electronic transportation advisories, bills of lading and...
- National Cargo Security Council, www.cargosecurity.com.
Baker, Joe // JoC Week; 1/7/2002 Annual Review, Vol. 3 Issue 1, p127
Discusses the shipping industry's need to deal with cargo theft in the wake of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the United States. Port security bill being considered by the U.S. Congress; Increase in cargo theft worldwide; Increased risk of shipping containers as possible vehicles...
- National Industrial Transportation League, www.nitl.org.
Emmett, Edward M. // JoC Week; 1/7/2002 Annual Review, Vol. 3 Issue 1, p129
Comments on the adverse effects of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 on the freight transportation industry. Shippers' utilization of just-in-time systems to curtail production; Need for shippers to be actively involved in the development of security procedures and regulations;...
- NextLinx, www.nextlinx.com.
Uppal, Rajiv // JoC Week; 1/7/2002 Annual Review, Vol. 3 Issue 1, p129
Focuses on the efforts of various countries to control merchandise entering their borders in the wake of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the United States. United States Customs Service's establishment of a Level 1 or Code Red alert; Ways in which heightened security places a large...
- Duluth Seaway Port Authority, www.duluthport.com.
Helberg, Davis // JoC Week; 1/7/2002 Annual Review, Vol. 3 Issue 1, p157
Discusses how port security has become a part of the daily agenda at most ports after the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the United States. Legislators' drafting of federal port security legislation; Ports' development of ways to prevent access by unwanted guests; Concern that those in...
- Massachusetts Port Authority, www.massport.com.
Leone, Michael A. // JoC Week; 1/7/2002 Annual Review, Vol. 3 Issue 1, p161
Comments on the complexity of handling the growth of cargo through ports in the United States. Concerns about the security of cargo stemming from the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001; Expected continuation of cargo growth; Need for service providers to meet broader federal and local...
- Port of Seattle, www.portseattle.org.
Dinsmore, Mic // JoC Week; 1/7/2002 Annual Review, Vol. 3 Issue 1, p169
Comments on the challenges faced by the United States port industry in 2002. Importance of ensuring the safe, secure and efficient movement of passengers and cargo; Definition of the security roles of port authorities, air and sea carriers, private facility operators and the government;...
- Smooth operators.
Edmonson, R. G. // Journal of Commerce (15307557); 9/13/2004, Vol. 5 Issue 37, p46
Discusses adjustments made by carriers, shippers and terminal operators to the security rules implemented after the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks in the U.S. Benefits of new supply-chain security rules for cargo loading; Advantages and disadvantages of the rules to the ocean...
- NITL Recaps Maritime Security Initiatives.
Edmonson, R. G. // Transportation & Distribution; Jul2002, Vol. 43 Issue 7, p12
Provides an overview of maritime security initiatives including the involvement of the National Industrial Transportation League (NITL). Recommendations of the NITL; Sub-groups of the U.S. Department of Transportation's Container Working Groups; Highlights of the Monterey Seminar.
- Solving the piracy problem.
Baird, Neil // Ausmarine; Nov2008, Vol. 31 Issue 1, p5
The author examines the problem of piracy in the Africa region of Somalia. He notes that acts of piracy have prompted Asian and European ship-owners groups to persuade global authorities to act on the issue. He cites that piracy has developed due to failed foreign policies by the U.S. and Great...
- Jumping Ship.
Reininger, Stuart // MotorBoating; Aug2011, Vol. 204 Issue 8, p16
The article offers author's insights on the offshore passenger transfer from one boat to another. The author mentions several tips for a safer passenger transfer including the awareness on the boat's performance under various sea and wind conditions, the adequate number of the crew members for...
- Several major shipping.
Reininger, Stuart // Traffic World; 8/5/2002, Vol. 266 Issue 31, p33
Reports on the decision of major shipping lines to join the Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT) of the U.S. Customs Service. Names of companies enrolling in the C-TPAT program; Emphasis of the program on security; Growth in the awareness of shipping lines on the importance of...
- CUSTOMS ADDING UP 10+2.
Edmonson, R. G. // Journal of Commerce (15307557); 2/8/2010, Vol. 11 Issue 6, p42
No abstract available.
- Ship security requires a practical approach.
Leback, Warren // Journal of Commerce (15307557); 12/8/2003, Vol. 4 Issue 49, p53
Presents views concerning the ship security problem in the U.S. Areas of maritime security; Information on the number of ships entering U.S. ports; Proposal to use electronic device to check ship containers.
- Mission unclear for advisory committee.
Leback, Warren // Journal of Commerce (15307557); 11/14/2005, Vol. 6 Issue 46, p8
Focuses on concerns on the purpose of the National Maritime Security Advisory Committee established by the U.S. Coast Guard in January 2005. Members of the committee; Completion of policy recommendations for the Transportation Workers Identification Credential by the committee.
- Results of the JoC Pulse.
Leback, Warren // Journal of Commerce (15307557); 3/26/2007, Vol. 8 Issue 12, p8
The article presents the findings of a survey conducted by the "Journal of Commerce" about the sufficiency of U.S. anti-terror measures in protecting the marine transportation industry. Twenty eight percent of the respondents said that anti-terror measures are sufficient for the industry,...
- Customs hones SFI.
Edmonson, R. G. // Journal of Commerce (15307557); 9/15/2008, Vol. 9 Issue 36, p33
The article discusses Customs plans to enforce better security measures on shipments arriving in the U.S. from any point overseas. The Secure Freight Initiative (SFI) is Customs program that involves deploying inspectors and high-techology scanning equipment at foreign ports considered high-risk...