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port security

The safeguarding of vessels, harbors, ports, waterfront facilities, and cargo from internal threats such as destruction, loss, or injury from sabotage or other subversive acts; accidents; thefts; or other causes of similar nature. See also harbor defense; physical security; security.
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The European Commission has decided to refer Germany to the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) for failure to fully apply Directive 2005/65/EC on enhancing port security in the Land of North Rhine-Westphalia.
NEW YORK, April 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- About Port Security Port security refers to physical security implemented in airports and marine ports.
com/research/q2rf79/global_port) has announced the addition of the "Global Port Security Management Market 2014-2018" report to their offering.
Maritime security company Sonardyne International Ltd will be discussing this topic at the upcoming International Port Security conference in London at the Holiday Inn Regents Park, 4th-5th June 2014.
A port security source accused DPW of creating the crisis, saying they fired the eight workers at the wrong time.
On July 21, 2010, we testified to Congress on the Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) progress and challenges in key areas of port security.
ISLAMABAD, November 11, 2010 (Balochistan Times): Raza Hayat Haraj, MNA of PML-Q and a retired judge of Lahore High Court (LHC) Chaudhry Zahoor have been taken into custody by Air Port Security Force (APSF) for creating unruly scene at Benazir International Airport (BIA) and subjecting two APSF personnel to violence besides refusing to go through immigration and checking phases.
Coverage includes an overview of the history and organization of port and maritime security; risk management, planning, and coordination aspects; and the management tasks and responsibilities of implementing a port security plan.
Maritime counterterrorism efforts are too focused on port security and cargo containers, leaving cruise ships and ferries wide open to the possibility of deadly and costly terrorist attacks, according to a book-length study of the issue by Rand Corp.
During its consideration of a wide-ranging port security bill (H.
This port security deal shines a bright light upon a pattern of ownership and operation by the People's Republic of China (PRC) of strategic maritime assets inside the U.
It increases the number of inspection officers, creates a port security training program and calls on the agency to develop a strategy for resuming trade in the event of a terrorist attack.