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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.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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M2 PRESSWIRE-August 28, 2019-: Airport and Marine Port Security 2019 Global Market to Reach US$ 106.10 Bn and Growing at CAGR of 8.75% by 2026
Rabat Tangier-Med port security services arrested a Moroccan driver for the attempted trafficking of 840 kilograms of Cannabis resin aboard a commercial vehicle registered in Morocco.In a statement, the Directorate General of National Security (DGSN) said that the 50-year-old suspect was arrested on August 5 when he tried to leave Morocco for Spain.
The assessment aims to facilitate sharing of port security best practices and development of mutual interests in securing ships coming in and out of the United States.
The DOTr said the Subic Bay International Terminal, Davao International Container Terminal and the Manila International Container Terminal were found to have significantly improved in the conduct of the International Port Security Program following a country assessment by the USCG last month.
Commander Jacob Hopper of the International Port Security (IPS) Liaison for USCG in West and Central Africa and Europe had visited Nigeria.
Coast Guard (USCG) conducted port security capacity building at the Port of Colombo with more than 25 Sri Lankan port officials, the US Embassy in Colombo said today.
More than 25 seaport security and law enforcement officials completed a five-day practical training course on port security management and procedures on December 2018.
- Traffic management: Port classification, Port policing, Port scheduler, Port shaping, QoS control list, WRED, Port Security
Also important to America's ports in the new omnibus is the level funding at $100 million for the Port Security Grant Program that allows strategic investments to support maritime transportation infrastructure security activities throughout the U.S.
take guard of honour from the contingents of parade battalions of Port Fire Service Department, Port Security Force Department, Port Civil Defence Department, Traffic Department, sports Department, Marine Apprentices (A and B) and Karachi sea scouts on the occasion.
The Philippine Coast Guard has taken over port security in Iligan to prevent members of the Maute group from escaping or being reinforced by other armed groups.