Kategoria: Transport_EN

How safe is your container?

EUROPE: Due to conclude next month after three years of research, the Arena programme, part funded by the EU, is intended to protect freight shippers from the risk of hijack, theft or piracy of their high-value goods, which is estimated to cost €8·2bn per annum.

Arena is a research and development programme focused on ‘architecture for recognition of threats to mobile assets using networks of affordable sensors’. The use of sensors attached to the shipment assets themselves — whether transported by rail,...