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Port Security

// by Shaun Waterman and Kylie Bull

FBI Ripped Over Maritime Security, ID Cards for Terror Suspects

FBI failures meant that known or suspected terrorists, including an unknown number on the No Fly list, were issued a TWIC card — a special federal identity document allowing them unescorted access to secure areas of port facilities, according to a recent audit by the Office of Inspector General. Keep Reading

// by Hank Glauser

Meeting the Requirements of the SAFE Port Act

An old idea has been reintroduced that has the potential of meeting the elusive requirements of the SAFE Port Act without killing the economy in the process. The proposed solution, the Portunus Concept developed by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, proposes a set of offshore ports that are close enough to shore to support a vibrant… Keep Reading

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