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  1. Port users refuse to endorse US insecurity

    Posted Jul 02nd 2005, 12:00am by Russell Barling

    ... is enough,' Stephen Flynn, a US homeland security expert, told an audience in Hong Kong last week. 'If we have a level playing field and everyone is paying the same cost- and that cost is buying ... fast-lane access into the US for shipments from firms that comply with the regime- may encourage a false sense of security, especially given that companies' ongoing compliance will be difficult ...

  2. 'Smart' box bill sharpens US focus on security

    Posted Mar 14th 2005, 12:00am by Russell Barling

    ... the majority bound for the US. 'We may not be able to physically screen every container on the move in our nation's vast economy but we should not leave vast shipments of cargo completely ... industry. One of the early champions of the sector has been Savi Technology, a founding partner in the Smart and Secure Tradelanes (SST) consortium, which also boasts the US Department of Defence, ...

  3. 'Smart' container technology offers false security, say critics

    Posted Sep 15th 2003, 12:00am by Russell Barling

    ... of initiatives such as Safe and Secure Tradelanes (SST), being driven by Singapore's PSA Corp, Hutchison Whampoa, Savi Technology and the US Defence Department. SST is spending tens of millions ... for satellite tracking and the ability to detect radiation and hazardous chemicals when rolled out at year end. But the report, co-signed by the National Industrial Transportation League, the US ...

  4. 'Smart' box bill sharpens focus on security

    Posted Mar 14th 2005, 12:00am by Russell Barling

    ... bill lays out a systematic plan to co-ordinate and expand existing methods of screening and securing materials using available technology.' The bill, driven by a US mandate to protect its ... Savi Technology, a founding partner in the Smart and Secure Tradelanes (SST) consortium, which also boasts the US Department of Defence, Hutchison Port Holdings and China Merchants as members. ...

  5. Hutchison calls for speed on security

    Posted Sep 19th 2003, 12:00am by Russell Barling

    ... said the transport industry needed to act quickly and build a security system to keep maritime trade flowing in the event of another major terrorist attack. Group managing director John Meredith said urgency was the driving force behind the Safe and Secure Tradelanes (SST) initiative, where rapidly emerging 'smart' technologies were put under a microscope last week ...

  6. Hutchison's Rotterdam arm will apply security surcharge

    Posted Jul 15th 2003, 12:00am by Russell Barling

    ... to which by next July had been estimated in some circles to cost the maritime trade industry a one-off US$80 billion, was introduced in December. It requires every port to hire a security officer, ... Port Holdings (HPH), will follow other ports on the continent and next month ask carriers to pay a security surcharge in moves being seen as the first steps towards a global rollout ...

  7. Logistics industry is badly served by uninformed PR companies

    Posted Aug 12th 2003, 12:00am by Russell Barling

    ... your client and the enemy, you should return to school for classes in something more in line with your natural inclinations, such as prison security. Know your clients' business (this ... a response seven days from now, newspapers have daily pressures. We will not mind if you 'get back to [us] next week on that', if you don't mind what we write about your clients ...

  8. Landing fee cuts should stay: Iata

    Posted Aug 05th 2003, 12:00am by Annette Chiu, Russell Barling

    ... 'We are doing our part. We ask the governments to do their part,' Mr Bisignani said. 'We are not asking the governments to give us money or subsidies other than the security costs ... yesterday. 'I am not saying that airports should make less profit. We need healthy and profitable partners. And airports need healthy airlines.' He said carriers spent up to US$40 billion ...

  9. Clash over tactics for protection of maritime trade

    Posted Sep 16th 2003, 12:00am by Russell Barling

    ... terrorism. A report by the World Shipping Council, a group of 40 leading carriers, the National Industrial Transportation League and the International Mass Retail Association, whose members post US$1 trillion in annual sales, appeared to take aim at the influential Safe and Secure Tradelanes (SST) initiative. SST, whose members include the US Defence Department, P&O Ports, PSA Corp, ...

  10. Ports strain to handle expansion in exports

    Posted Dec 10th 2004, 12:00am by Russell Barling

    ... will easily eclipse US$1 trillion this year, is driving a rapid expansion of exports, which will receive another fillip in three weeks when quotas are removed on the global trade of textiles. 'Although we are building infrastructure very fast, we still cannot meet the demands of China's economic development,' China International Freight Agency Association president Luo Kaifu ...




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