Port Security

HK praised for container security

Balancing the needs of security and trade in the post-9/11 era requires continued collaboration between Hong Kong, the United States and the international community, former US secretary of homeland security Tom Ridge said yesterday.

Friday, 1 June, 2007, 12:00am

DP World reflects US national insecurity

The bipartisan furore over national security that has engulfed the United States political arena since DP World's successful GBP3.88 billion ($52.54 billion) bid last month for P&O beggars belief.

3 Mar 2006 - 12:00am

The coming sea change in port security

At least 46,000 ships are involved in international trade, and many of them call at Hong Kong and other ports in China, which are among the busiest in the world. East Asia's shipping trade with the United States is huge.

19 Mar 2004 - 12:00am

Hasty decisions over security may not be such a 'smart' move

In the past seven months, more than 1,000 containers have been shipped across the Pacific in an ambitious project, backed by some of the world's biggest port operators and a plethora of technology companies, aimed at tightening trade security.

10 Jun 2003 - 12:00am