Policy

Air Cargo Security

US implements ACAS cargo security requirements

The US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has implemented its air cargo advanced screening (ACAS) requirements for cargo entering the…

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Atlas adds high flyer executives to the board

US-based freighter lessor Atlas Air Worldwide (AAWW) has announced the election of cybersecurity expert Jane Lute and experienced business leader…

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Trade compliance software for airlines

Airlines handling millions of shipments every year have to negotiate a complex web of global security rules, to make sure…

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Vigilant adds to global trade compliance managed services capability

Trade compliance IT systems supplier Vigilant Global Trade Services has begun using Descartes CustomsInfo and Descartes MK Denied Party Screening…

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Unisys wins US Customs contract for cargo security system

US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has selected Unisys to develop, operate and manage systems used for risk assessments of…

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UK sniffer dogs back on airfreight patrol

Dogs capable of detecting minute traces of explosives concealed in airfreight are being re-deployed in cargo sheds at British airports….

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RECALLED: DHL Hong Kong acquires four cargo scanners as e-commerce volumes surge

Freight security screening specialist Smiths Detection has won a contract to supply DHL Express (Hong Kong) with four HI-SCAN 10080 EDX-2is units to…

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Call for harmonisation of air cargo screening device requirements

The air cargo industry would like to see greater harmonisation of rules and regulations around air cargo scanning devices to…

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TAPA EMEA certifications at record high, says Gruentjes

The Transported Asset Protection Association (TAPA) has confirmed “record take-up” of its supply chain security standards across Europe, the Middle…

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A safety screen for lithium batteries

LITHIUM batteries are Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde when it comes to air cargo, writes Roger Hailey, Air Cargo News editor. …

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