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Puerto Rico Ports Authority awards Rapiscan 10-year cargo scanning contract
|Port of San Juan|
Torrance, CA-based Rapiscan Systems, Inc., a supplier of security inspection solutions, reports that it has been awarded a 10-year contract from the Puerto Rico Ports Authority (PRPA) to provide a complete turn-key solution for the scanning of all containerized inbound cargo at the Port of San Juan.
Under the terms of the contract, which includes two renewal options for an additional five years each, Rapiscan will provide cargo scanning services using multiple Rapiscan Eagle high-energy X-ray systems at various locations at the port.nike orlando outlet
The Port of San Juan, Rapiscan notes, is a major cargo hub in the Caribbean, handling nearly 1.7 million TEU’s (20-foot equivalent units), including both inbound and outbound, in 2008.
“The cargo scanning initiative at the Port of San Juan represents not only a new business model for the Company but a new model in port security as a first-of-its-kind program which would result in the scanning of all inbound containers at high throughput and low cost,” Deepak Chopra, CEO of Rapiscan’s parent company, OSI Systems, Inc., said in a statement. “