Ports and Terminals

  • London Gateway ‘super-port’ welcomes first vessel

    London Gateway, the UK’s newest container port, has welcomed its first vessel. It is owned by DP World, which says it will be able to handle 3.5 million containers a year. […]

  • Portsmouth cocaine haul

    A massive shipment of cocaine, believed to be the biggest haul seized in the UK for two years, has been found hidden among boxes of bananas. Portsmouth cocaine haul: Drugs […]

  • Military Control Over Major Seaport

    Mexico’s military has taken control of one of the nation’s biggest seaports as part of an effort to bring drug-cartel activity under control in the western state of Michoacan, officials […]

  • Traffickers Hack Shipping Containers

    The scheme sounds like a work of near science fiction. But police in the Netherlands and Belgium insist its true, and say they have the evidence to prove it. To Move […]

  • Port Security’s Future?

    The capabilities of the University of Hawaii’s Unmanned Port Security Vessel, a robotic platform designed to support maritime missions in harbor and port environments, have been demonstrated at Honolulu Harbor University […]

  • Security that’s fit for purpose

    Ports and terminals are increasingly being drawn into the purview of private maritime security companies, as such contractors seek to strengthen their links with the insurance market Security that’s fit […]

  • World War II bomb detonated off Guernsey

    A German World War II depth charge found near the entrance to Guernsey’s St Peter Port Harbour has been safely detonated at sea. World War II bomb detonated off Guernsey […]

  • Drug traffickers’ cyber-attack

    The head of Europe’s crime fighting agency has warned of the growing risk of organised crime groups using cyber-attacks to allow them to traffic drugs. His comments follow a cyber-attack on […]

  • Guernsey harbour bomb requires exclusion zone

    A suspected depth charge, found outside Guernsey’s St Peter Port harbour, has led to an exclusion zone being created until it can be dealt with. Guernsey harbour bomb requires exclusion […]

  • Devonport Dockyard loss of power

    A loss of power at a city dockyard had “potential nuclear implications”, a MoD report said. The 90-minute power-loss could have been “catastrophic”, a nuclear analyst said. Devonport Dockyard loss of […]