U.S. CBP awards $28.8 Million IDIQ to Heuresis for Handheld X-Ray Imagers

On September 27, 2018, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) awarded a $28.8 Million Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract to Heuresis Corporation for its HBI-120 handheld x-ray imaging device. Currently, CBP has issued two delivery orders under the IDIQ for Heuresis’ HBI-120 devices, totaling a little under $6 million. “We are honored that CBP has selected Heuresis … Read more

American Airlines Partners with TSA to Deploy 3D CT Screening Device at JFK; Optimistic for Faster Passenger Processing

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and American Airlines announced the installation of a Computed Tomography (CT) screening device at New York’s JFK Airport Terminal 8 Passenger Screening Checkpoint. The machine installed is produced by the company analogic and uses CT scanning technology to create detailed 3D images of scanned carry-on bags. The installation of the scanning equipment at … Read more

Port of Rotterdam Authority Pilots New Container Scanning System

In response to increasing barge congestion and delays spurred by the increasing number of mega-ships, the Port of Rotterdam Authority, in collaboration with Barge Terminal Tilburg and Certus Port Automation (a manufacturer of container identification and monitoring systems), have initiated a three-month pilot container scanning project that will leverage an innovative mobile optical character recognition (OCR) … Read more

Allen Gina Discusses Port Technology Innovation at U.S./Canada Border Conference

While moderating a panel at the annual U.S./Canada Border Conference in Detroit titled, “Ports of Entry: Next Generation Technology”, CT Strategies’ Partner Allen Gina discussed the role played by emerging technology in facilitating the movement of passengers and cargo across land borders. Mr. Gina was joined by Richard DiNucci, who, at the time served as U.S. … Read more

Revolutionary Container Terminal Strategy Driven by Public-Private Partnership

A private logistics firm is partnering with private port operators and port-host governments to pursue an initiative that could revolutionize intermodal container terminal operations.  The initiative would integrate modes of cargo transport by unloading containers from ships at the seaport directly onto two different train lines.  One train would travel underground through empty sewage networks … Read more