Maritime Interoperability Demonstration Conducted

Wednesday, July 26, 2006
The Ship Operations Cooperative Program (SOCP) in partnership with Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Preparedness Directorate, United States Department of Transportation (US DOT), Maritime Administration (MARAD) and an array of other maritime industry organizations conducted a multi-port preparedness identity management (PIM) exercise on July 20, 2006. The “Maritime Interoperability Demonstration (MID)” was an exercise of the First Responder electronic identity/attribute trust model being spearheaded by Tom Lockwood, Director of National Capital Region Coordination (NCRC) within the DHS Preparedness Directorate. MID was conducted simultaneously at four major eastern seaboard public/private ports to include Port of Baltimore, Md; Port of Norfolk, Va; JAXPORT in Jacksonville, Fla; and Crowley Shipping in Jacksonville, Fla. This exercise simulated a communication-out emergency response environment. Portable handheld readers integrated with light-weight satellite communications (SATCOM) units transmitted and exchanged data between ports. Within ten minutes of the final card reading, all ports had total visibility of all participants and their access status to include time in/out and access location. The SATCOM units transmitted to multiple locations simultaneously via broadband global area network (BGAN). This was the first of a series of exercises to be conducted throughout the remainder of this year. The next steps are to increase the complexity and include electronic identity management as a performance measure in all future exercises.
Maritime Reporter October 2014 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

Shipbuilding

World’s First LNG-Ready Ultra Large Container Ship Named

The race is on in global maritime circles to be the “world’s first” in every aspect of environmental friendliness, particularly in regards to the incorporation of LNG as fuel onboard commercial ships.

Wärtsilä Integrated Solutions for Maersk's AHTS Vessels

A new series of six Anchor Handling Tug Supply vessels to be built at the Kleven Verft AS in Norway for the Danish based Maersk Supply Service A/S - part of the A.

MacGregor Deck Equipment for Intership's Eco-bulkers

MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has secured a deck equipment contract from New Times Shipyard in China for Intership Navigation Co Ltd.'s three new 36,500 dwt laker-class bulk carriers.

News

USCG Suspend Search for Crabber Near Anacortes, Wash.

The Coast Guard has suspended the search for a crabber reported overdue near Anacortes, Wednesday. Dean Harvey, 48, of Bremerton, remains missing. Search

Third Strike, Mansour Is Out

The M/V "MANSOUR M" with IMO number 7600586 has been banned for the 3rd time after subsequent detentions after the second refusal of access order in the Paris MoU region.

MHI Completes Development of "Sayaringo STaGE"

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) has completed development of the "Sayaringo STaGE," a next-generation LNG (liquefied natural gas) carrier. The Sayaringo

 
 
Maritime Contracts Maritime Security Naval Architecture Navigation Pipelines Port Authority Salvage Ship Repair Shipbuilding / Vessel Construction Winch
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | terms and conditions | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.2683 sec (4 req/sec)