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Op-Ed: Ports as sites for security and defense

By Professor Basil Germond, Chair in International Security and co-director of the Security Lancaster Research Institute and Professor Jan Bebbington, Rubin Chair in Sustainability in Business and..

Haifa Port Blockaded

Thursday morning saw the opening of yet another day of planned national disruption, with the organizers of the ongoing anti-government protests operating across the country in what they are calling a..

China: Sea ports renege quarantine, promote marine trade

Chinese sea ports removed nucleic acid tests or centralized quarantines for incoming crew members who change shifts, starting on Sunday, as part of the latest moves to optimize COVID-19 response.

Labor Disruptions at World’s Ports Quadruple as Discontent Grows

Labor unrest took an unusually heavy toll on ports around the world last year, and the outlook for continued economic instability could bring even more upheaval to global supply chains in 2023.

US ports and terminals targets of increased cyber security attacks

Although the marine industry has a long history of success in risk management, cyber threat actors represent a different kind of menace. They are sophisticated, constantly evolving, and highly..

How America’s Ports Defend Against Cyberthreats

America’s ports move approximately $5.4 trillion in goods annually, making them a unique target for cybercriminals. Protecting these transportation hubs is essential to preserving the supply chain..

Germany's North Sea Ports Face Longest Strike Action in Decades

Dockworkers across major North Sea ports in Germany have yet again paralyzed operations after staging the longest strike in four decades following the collapse of the latest round of negotiations to..

Only 14 West Central Africa countries conduct port checks on ships

The Secretary General, Abuja Memorandum of Understanding on Port State Control, Captain Sunday Umoren, says only 14 out of 22 coastal countries in the West and Central Africa conduct inspections on..

Are Unmanned Surface Vehicles the Best Way to Guard Ports and Harbours?

“Globalization” instantly brings to mind the flow of international trade that has both lifted hundreds of millions out of poverty and delivered abundant choices to consumers.

Lamu port expansion could expose Kenya to more crime

Kenya’s $3.6 billion ports master plan will transform the country’s sea, lake and dry ports over the next 30 years. Modern ports that comply with the International Maritime Organization (IMO) codes..