SSAS Proposed for US Homeland Security

The Tracs-SSAS unit would enable the US Coast Guard to remotely interrogate a ship and download its route history for the last two years.

The Ship Security Alert System (SSAS) scheduled for introduction by 1 July 2004 is being proposed as part of the best and most logical solution for national homeland security needs. This suggestion has been made to the US Coast Guard following the recent request it made to industry for technical ...

This is premium content

Already a member? SIGN IN now


Sign up for FREE to continue this article…

It only takes a minute to sign up for a free account, and you’ll get to enjoy:

  • Weekly newsletters providing valuable news and information on the commercial marine sector
  • Access to the Maritime Journal Industry Database
  • Monthly Maritime Journal Magazine (Restricted digital edition)
  • Website access (3 standard news articles per month)

Get access and more free content sign up today

Does your organisation require more access? Upgrade to a subscription and enjoy unlimited news and additional features.