Tag: port security

Transport & Logistics

An opportunity for an insight into Queensland’s largest port

A rare site tour opportunity: We are delighted that the Port of Brisbane Pty Ltd (PBPL) will host an afternoon site-tour for AusIntermodal conference attendees on the 9th September. Each year around $50 billion of trade is handled through the Port including 95% of Queensland's container trade contributing to more than 50% of Queensland's international trade. This is a unique opportunity to…

26 Aug 2016, by Test1 Test1

Transport & Logistics

‘Port Expansion – The Challenges’ and the changing role of the Harbour Master

'Port Expansion - The Challenges' is the central focus of the 10th International Harbour Masters Association Congress which will take place in Vancouver in May this year. The changing role of the Harbour Master is one of the key themes to be discussed over this three day conference. Presentations will focus on both the challenges and…

23 Mar 2016, by Test1 Test1

Transport & Logistics

SIGNALIS – ‘Masters of Maritime Safety and Security’

As Senior Business Development and Services Manager for Signalis in Germany, Stephen Furness puts his VTS expertise and experience to use helping the business to develop specialised software and systems for civilian and military port surveillance. With 210 systems installed in 55 countries around the globe Signalis are the ‘Masters of Maritime Safety and Security’. Stephen will be…

22 Mar 2016, by Test1 Test1

Transport & Logistics

Location, location… the challenges of regional port security

Ricky Hall is Security Superintendent for the Pilbara Ports Authority. He is very experienced within industrial environments and has excellent knowledge of the International Ship and Port Facility Security (ISPS) Code and Maritime Transport and Offshore Facilities Security Act and Regulations.  As an industry expert, Ricky was kind enough to contribute his thoughts on National…

4 Feb 2015, by Test1 Test1

Transport & Logistics

Spotlight: Trident Task Force

Detective Superintendent Gerry Ryan & Detective Inspector Anthony Silva recently joined us to discuss crime in the wider maritime environment, port security arrangements and the role of state police services in combating organised crime. Between them, Detective Superintendent Ryan & Detective Inspector Silva have over 70years service with the Victorian Police Force and an extensive…

17 Jul 2013, by Test1 Test1

Transport & Logistics

Two tides are turning on piracy Part 2

This topic will be discussed at the 8th Annual Port and Maritime Security 2011 Conference in September. Read Part 1 of the article here. *** Evolving That is not legally the status of private armed guards. Under the Mercenaries Convention, mercenaries have the backing of a sovereign and are involved in meddling in the affairs…

2 Sep 2011, by Test1 Test1

Transport & Logistics

Two tides are turning on piracy Part 1

This just in - Just in time for our 8th Annual Port & Maritime Security 2011 Conference. *** MAYBE two tides are turning. Piracy seems to be declining – depending on the scale one uses for calculating. One would be fatuous to think armed guards are responsible simply because another tide is turning. Some flag…

1 Sep 2011, by Test1 Test1