Tag: ferries

  • Italian Shipowners Arrested in Fraud and Corruption Case

    December 19: The mayor of the Calabrian town of Villa San Giovanni, Giovanni Siclari, as well as Antonino Repaci and Calogero Famiani, chairman and the chief executive officer of the […]

  • Alaskan Ferry Workers’ Union Initiates Strike After Submitting Altered Contract to State

    July 25 UPDATE: The union representing more than 400 Alaska Ferry workers initiated a strike at 2 p.m. Wednesday [July 24] after another contract negotiation meeting with the state failed […]

  • Cocaine Worth €2.5m Found in Horsebox that Came Off Ferry in Rosslare, Ireland

    July 19: Customs officers seized over 35kgs of cocaine with an estimated street value of more than €2.5 million, attempted to be smuggled through Rosslare Port in a horsebox. The seizure […]

  • July 03 Ferry Strike in Greece

    July 03: The US Embassy in Greece has issued a security message, warning that “All ferries in Greece scheduled for Wednesday July 3 have been cancelled due to a strike […]

  • Armed police for UK ferries?

    Home Secretary Amber Rudd has signed a deal with France over armed patrols. Armed marshals could travel on British ferries: Plain-clothes officers may patrol over fears ships are a weak […]

  • Border control on the home front

    People smuggling and potential maritime terrorism in the spotlight. Maritime security and border control on the home front Tim Compston, Features Editor at Security News Desk, navigates the concerns being […]

  • Ferries use French guards

    Ferries from UK continue to rely on French armed guards. Armed French sea marshals deployed on Barfleur in anti-terror exercise Jim Durkin ARMED French sea marshals were deployed on Brittany […]

  • Ferry security questions

    Call for greater security. EU ferry security measures lacking by Grant Turnbull Despite a marked increase in the threat posed by Daesh terrorists in Europe, as demonstrated by recent attacks […]

  • Terror threat: Shippers looking to air cargo

    Contingency plans put in place. Shippers are looking to air cargo as terror threat to cross-Channel services grows By Alex Lennane Major shippers in the UK and mainland Europe are […]