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Airports, Ports, Rail

Understanding the threat

Ensuring the security of the movement of people and goods across the globe is vital to the infrastructures of world economies.

Airports

Airports face increasing security issues and threats both land and air side, working with airport operators, consultants, architects and contractors, we strive to deliver physical security solutions that can be incorporated into a holistic security strategy that enables the busy environment of an airport to operate seamlessly, whilst still providing a high level of protection against a physical hostile attack from a vehicle.

The right solution – reducing the risk without reducing the adventure

Combinations of solutions are ideal for the different security objectives that busy international transport hubs face.

Ports

“Maritime transport is essential to the world’s economy as over 90% of the world’s trade is carried by sea and it is, by far, the most cost-effective way to move en masse goods and raw materials around the world.”  (source: International Maritime Organisation (IMO))

Ports face a complex security challenge both on land and sea to protect the vital transportation of the world’s commodities.  The perimeter and land access points require security solutions that enable authorised traffic to enter load or off load efficiently, whilst maintaining a secure environment.  Illegal traffic, theft and terrorism, are some of the security challenges port operators have to mitigate risk against.  We have an experienced team to help you to specify the best measures to control vehicle access and protect against terrorism or hostile vehicle attack.

Rail

Rail infrastructure is a vital resource for travel and freight internationally, invested in by governments, industry, private companies and the public.

The operational security incorporates many factors including physical security to provide a level of protection from identified risks and threats, from vandalism and theft, to terrorism.

Rail infrastructure has a complex mix of assets that require protection including terminal buildings, signalling control centres, bridges & tunnels, freight holding depots, service delivery areas & even public car parks. Our expertise can assist you in specifying the right solution and recommend vehicle security barriers that can be utilised within a security risk mitigation strategy.

Products

Our products include static, fixed or removable bollards, retractable bollards, sliding gates, turnstiles, rising arm barriers & road blockers with a variety of security levels from controlling access to parking spaces to protecting critical infrastructure from a vehicle borne terrorist attack.

Project Management

Dependent on client requirements we can design unique solutions for our customers, to meet their specific needs. Our business model enables us to focus on our three core service offerings: concept, delivery & support.

Design

Our design and development team are specialists in vehicle control systems. They have developed our range of PAS 68, IWA 14-1 & ASTM impact rated hostile vehicle mitigation solutions.

Certification & Testing

IWA 14-1, PAS 68 & ASTM 2656 are the industry testing standards that set out the criteria for physically impact testing our Vehicle Security Barriers and provide our clients with the assurance that they will provide the highest levels of physical protection against a potentially hostile vehicular attack.

Installation

Our installation teams are available to provide a comprehensive service to install, connect , test and commission your vehicle control system. If you would prefer to carry out the civil foundation work yourselves then we can oversee and advise contractors to ensure that the ground works are completed to specification.

Maintenance

Our customer support team provide a range of preventative maintenance packages to suit the specific requirements of our customers. Regular maintenance helps ensure smooth system operation and equipment longevity.

Our approach

We provide a high level of technical support expertise for our international clients both pre-sales and after sales.

Pre sales consultancy services will assist with successful project delivery including, design, specification compliance, risk assessment & project management. Our international after-sales support team provide a range of services including installation, commissioning and operation of our vehicle access control systems.

With telephone and online based support, on-site technical assistance and a range of aftersales preventative maintenance packages that are tailored to suit your requirement. Bespoke training days are also available to our clients for more information, please contact us.

Our Expertise

We have considerable experience in providing high security vehicle control solutions for the transport sector and have installed hundreds of systems throughout the world. We can assist you in the design and specification of your physical security at any stage including from concept or upgrading your current facility's security. Please contact us for assistance.

Utilities

Utilities are vital resources that we depend on every day, the physical infrastructures that provide these services face an ever evolving threat, be it natural or man-made.

Oil & Gas

Reliable and effective physical security in the oil & gas sector is a challenging objective, when situated in remote and often high risk locations.

Counter Terrorism

Acts of terrorism take many forms, a vehicle laden with explosives and driven at speed with hostile intent are a physical threat to critical national infrastructure. Adopting counter terrorism principles in the design of vehicle access control points incorporating impact rated vehicle security barriers can form part of a physical security landscape design.

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