Maritime Security

Maritime trade security challenges and solutions in West Africa

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West Africa’s Gulf of Guinea presents a number of security challenges, as Dr. Kamal Deem Ali recently explained at the UK Security Expo. Captain of the Ghanaian Navy and long-time member of the Centre for Maritime Law and Security, Dr. Ali raised the question of how we can secure the seas from Nigeria, to Cote…

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Antwerp Harbour Authority (Havenbedrijf Antwerpen) expands Nedap access control to the new Havenhuis

Since 2005, the Antwerp Harbour Authority has relied on Nedap’s AEOS access control platform. Now, some 12 years later, the Harbour Authority is expanding its system seamlessly to its prestigious new headquarters. The new Havenhuis was recently opened, bringing together technical and administrative services from various locations in the harbour area. One of the 500…

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Looking ahead and astern at maritime security risks

Looking ahead and astern at maritime security risks

When it comes to maritime security, there can all too often be a tendency to look backwards without anticipating ahead. Collecting and collating data is all well and good, but fixating on it can perhaps lead to something of a shock when attacks flare up. Steven Jones, Maritime Correspondent at Security News Desk, discusses.

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With a threat from terrorists and pirates ever-present, are there choppy waters ahead for cruise ship security?

Are terrorists like ISIS and pirates threatening cruise ship security?

With the threat of terrorist groups like ISIS and pirates and the hundreds of millions of dollars invested in every cruise ship, a pertinent question to ask in this uncertain world is just ‘how safe and secure are these vessels?’ Tim Compston, Features Editor at Security News Desk navigates his way around the challenges of cruise ship security.

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ESC onboard to serve the maritime industry

ESC onboard to serve the maritime industry

ESC onboard to serve the maritime industry Jaanus Rahumägi, President & CEO, ESC Global Security has been elected as one of the new members of the Security Association for the Maritime Industry (SAMI) Industry Steering Group. SAMI represents more than 80 percent of the world’s private maritime security companies from its base in London and…

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Scottish Communications Group wins major CCTV contract

Scottish Communications Group wins major CCTV contract

Scottish Communications Group wins major CCTV contract Scottish Communications Group (SCG), the UK’s leading independent communication equipment specialist, has been awarded a £1.85 million contract by Caledonian Maritime Assets Ltd (CMAL) for the design and installation of a new integrated IP CCTV solution at their Clyde and west coast network of 25 harbours, ports and…

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