Scan technology progress

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The pressing need for ports to implement viable container scanning programmes is being aided by increased deployment of existing x-ray syste...

DHS reviews scanning

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The Office of the Inspector General at the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has released a report titled United States Customs and B...

BSI to develop cargo screening system

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The US Department of Homeland Security (DHS)’s Science and Technology (S&T) Directorate has awarded a contract to BSI Group’s Supply Cha...

New handheld rad-nuc detector launched

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Container scanning specialist Smiths Detection has launched RadSeeker, a new handheld radiation detector designed to identify radiological a...

100 per cent scanning to be dropped?

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In a report to the US Department of Homeland Secur ity (DHS)’s policy branch, which is drafting a new national strategy for global supply ...

US scanning law under fire

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The planned introduction in 2012 of new security legislation requiring all US-bound containers to be screened at their foreign port of origi...

100% box scanning rethink?

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Janet Napolitano, the new Secretary of the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has indicated that she may rethink the requirement for a...

US mandates mechanical security solution

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Tighter global container security is in prospect as US authorities enforce new legislation from mid-October that effectively requires all US...

Handheld detectors

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The safety of first responders arriving at the scene of a hazardous materials incident could be immeasurably improved if an R&D programme cu...

Pakistan to screen US-bound boxes

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Pakistan has launched the International Container Security Project (IC3) at Port Qasim in Karachi to become the first country to participate...