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Cargo Inspection, Cyber Security, Port Use of UAVs to be Discussed at NMSAC Meeting

Tuesday, April 04, 2017
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The National Maritime Security Advisory Committee will hold an open meeting April 25-26 in Norfolk, Va., to review, discuss, and formulate recommendations on a number of issues, including the following.

- U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s efforts to implement non-intrusive inspection in U.S. ports

- the increased use of unmanned aerial vehicles within ports and the need to provide guidance on how to identify and report potential suspicious activity associated with these vehicles

- the development of an extremely hazardous cargo strategy implementation plan

- efforts to implement cyber security strategies

- regulatory efforts

This meeting will also be broadcast online and via teleconference. Comments for discussion at this meeting are due no later than April 20.

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