American Science and Engineering ("AS&E") announced the company has been awarded a contract from Abu Dhabi Customs for two OmniView Gantry cargo and vehicle inspection systems with dual-energy for material discrimination and one Z Portal cargo and vehicle screening system to protect the new Khalifa Port. Khalifa Port will become one of the largest ports in the world when all phases are completed.
"AS&E is proud to support Abu Dhabi Customs by providing cargo and vehicle security solutions that will aid the Khalifa Port in becoming one of the world's leading and preferred megaports," said Anthony R. Fabiano, AS&E's President and CEO of AS&E. "We have a long-standing association with Abu Dhabi Customs and actively support their goal to balance minimum restrictions on trade while providing maximum security by utilizing the best inspection technologies. We are committed to working side-by-side with Abu Dhabi Customs to meet their stringent security requirements to secure their ports and borders from smuggling, trade fraud, and other threats.
About Khalifa Port
The flagship Khalifa Port will enable Abu Dhabi's continued international economic growth, expanding access to global markets. Featuring the latest technology in port security, this will be the first semi-automated port in the region and one of the biggest ports in the world, handling an initial capacity of 2 million TEU container traffic and 12 million tons of general cargo annually. In order to help protect the Ras Ghanada coral reef, Khalifa Port is being built on a reclaimed port island1.
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