MILAN AIRPORTS MALPENSA & LINATE FIRST IN ITALY TO DEPLOY ECAC STANDARD 3 CABIN BAGGAGE SCREENING SYSTEMS WITH SMITHS DETECTION
Smiths Detection today announced that it has been awarded a contract by SEA Group to support the upgrade of Malpensa and Linate Airports, two of the three international airports in Milan, to the highest security standard for cabin baggage in the industry - ECAC EDS CB C3. As part of the implementation, up to 18 advanced Computed Tomography (CT) screening systems — HI-SCAN 6040 CTiX — will be installed at Milano Malpensa Airport Terminal 1 along with up to 10 more at Milano Linate Airport.
Besides providing advanced explosives detection with low false alarm rates, the CT technology allows electronic devices and liquids to remain in bags. SEA Group also selected Smiths Detection’s HI-SCAN 6040 CTiX carry-on baggage scanners to help protect the health of travellers by reducing the number of trays required during security screening and minimising points of contact at security lanes.
“As key gateways to the rest of the world for Milan, our priority for Malpensa and Linate airports is to provide passengers with the highest standards of security, including taking the precautions to safeguard health. With CT technology and high-resolution 3D images, their security officers will be able to make quick and accurate assessments, speeding up security checks to ease any crowding and allow travellers to maximise their safe distance from others at the security lanes,” said Smiths Detection Vice President Europe and Africa, Tony Tielen.
The multi-phase installation will begin in the third quarter of 2020 and is projected to close by end 2021. The first four CTiX units will be installed and put into operation in Linate Airport by the end of October 2020.
This contract also comes with a Full Risk service, comprising of preventive and corrective maintenance.
Besides ECAC EDS CB C3 approval, the HI-SCAN 6040 CTiX has also achieved the highest level of Transportation Security Administration (TSA) AT-2 certification.
About Smiths Detection
Smiths Detection, part of Smiths Group, is a global leader in threat detection and screening technologies for aviation, ports and borders, defence and urban security. Our experience and history across more than 40 years at the frontline, enables us to deliver the solutions needed to protect society from the threat and illegal passage of explosives, prohibited weapons, contraband, toxic chemicals and narcotics.
Our goal is simple – to provide security, peace of mind and freedom of movement upon which the world depends.
For more information visit www.smithsdetection.com
Edelman on behalf of Smiths Detection
Global Communications Manager
About Business Wire
(c) 2018 Business Wire, Inc., All rights reserved.
Business Wire, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is the global leader in multiplatform press release distribution.
Subscribe to releases from Business Wire
Subscribe to all the latest releases from Business Wire by registering your e-mail address below. You can unsubscribe at any time.
Latest releases from Business Wire
Bacardi First in Fight Against Plastic Pollution With 100% Biodegradable Spirits Bottle21.10.2020 11:00:00 CEST | Press release
Bacardi, the world’s largest family-owned spirits company, has made a giant leap forward in the fight against climate change and plastic pollution today, as it unveils plans to put the world’s most sustainable spirits bottle on shelf by 2023. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20201021005281/en/ Bacardi First in Fight Against Plastic Pollution With 100% Biodegradable Spirits Bottle (Photo: Business Wire) The new 100% biodegradable bottle will replace 80 Million plastic bottles – 3,000 tons of plastic – currently produced by Bacardi across its portfolio of brands every year. This revolutionary move by Bacardi is possible thanks to its close collaboration with Danimer Scientific, a leading developer and manufacturer of biodegradable products. Petroleum-based plastics used by Bacardi today will be replaced by Danimer Scientific’s Nodax™ PHA, a biopolymer which derives from the natural oils of plant seeds such as palm,
1 GWh of Daily Solar Production Is Optimized and Monitored by Tigo Solutions Globally21.10.2020 11:00:00 CEST | Press release
This summer, Tigo Energy Inc.’s fleet of monitored module-level power electronics (MLPE) crossed a major milestone – more than 1 GWh of daily solar production. The fleet includes tens of thousands of communicating systems that span all seven continents on sites ranging from single kilowatt residential scale to multi-megawatt utility scale PV installations. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20201021005322/en/ Tigo's fleet of monitored PV systems spans all 7 continents and generates more than one gigawatt-hour of energy per day. (Graphic: Business Wire) “This is a significant milestone that’s the result of years of hard work by our team and our amazing network of partners that literally span the globe,” said Zvi Alon, Chairman and CEO of Tigo Energy. The daily production is tracked using Tigo’s cloud monitoring platform, which has the most granular data visibility available in the market. End customers and installat
Lionbridge International Wins 3M EMEA Supplier of the Year Award21.10.2020 10:00:00 CEST | Press release
Lionbridge International, a global leader in localisation and AI training data solutions, was honored with the 2019 3M Supplier of the Year Award in recognition of the company’s contribution to improving 3M’s competitiveness. This year,3M recognized 12 suppliers, among thousands in its global supply base, for world class performance in providing products and/or services. These suppliers were identified and rated based on strategic spend, contract compliance, actions taken to improve 3M’s relevance and overall supplier performance (quality, delivery, responsiveness, cost, and technology roadmaps). “We are truly delighted to receive this prestigious award as it recognizes our commitment and dedication to support 3M by providing agile communications which resonate locally and amplify their global brand,” said Corinne Saunders, EMEA Managing Director, Lionbridge. “Our partnership has evolved over many years to the global engagement we have today and this award showcases the trust, shared v
Ooredoo Algeria Pushes to 10Gbps its Wireless Mobile Backhaul with SIAE MICROELETTRONICA21.10.2020 09:00:00 CEST | Press release
Ooredoo a leader in mobile services, together with SIAE MICROELETTRONICA, a leading supplier of microwave and millimetre wave radio for mobile backhauling, established another record in the country pushing mobile backhaul capacity to 10Gbps. Ooredoo Algeria is unceasingly working to maximise its mobile backhaul capacity, establishing one of the most technologically advance transport infrastructure in the region. This latest achievement is part of the ongoing e-band and multiband backhaul upgrade program to a multi-gigabit infrastructure. The 10Gbps link has been achieved by upgrading an existing link operating at the maximum channel bandwidth allowed in the country of 1GHz, to a 2+0 configuration over a single antenna, effectively doubling the link capacity. “Investing in new technologies is fundamental in building resilient networks capable of withstanding unexpected situation” says Abdelkrim Melab, Head of Transmission Engineering at Ooredoo Algeria, adding “this has been possible th
Vertical Group Holding: BNP Paribas Leadership MUST Come to Malta for Questioning in Case Alleging Anti-semitism and Corruption, Court Rules, Following Extended Legal Fight Over Their Attendance21.10.2020 09:00:00 CEST | Press release
BNP Paribas’ CEO and Chairman have been ordered to appear before a Maltese court, where they face questions about the French bank’s alleged involvement with a highly controversial deal in Malta, and about serious alleged ethical, legal and professional violations at the bank, Vertical Group Holding announces today. Jean-Laurent Bonnafé and Jean Lemierre, two of France’s highest-profile executives, will be pressed to give evidence as witnesses in court concerning their roles in an alleged plot by BNP Paribas to discredit a financier of British-Israeli background who had criticized the bank over its admitted involvement in multiple criminal activities, including money-laundering for pariah regimes. Jacob Agam, alongside Malta-based Vertical Group, the international private equity group he chairs, is bringing a civil lawsuit against both men and BNP itself for what he alleges was the bank’s deliberate and unlawful destruction of the business’s assets. BNP and the executives dispute the cl
MYbank Shortens Payment Cycles for Small and Micro Businesses in the Lead up to This Year’s 11.11 Global Shopping Festival21.10.2020 06:38:00 CEST | Press release
MYbank, a leading online private commercial bank in China with a focus on serving small and micro businesses, today announced a program to provide RMB 400 billion of collateral-free credit to businesses in need as they gear up for this year’s 11.11 Global Shopping Festival. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20201020006336/en/ Leveraging Ant Group's technologies, MYbank has pioneered the “310 model” that enables SMEs to apply for collateral-free business loans that take less than three minutes to apply for on a mobile phone, less than one second to approve, and requires zero human intervention. (Photo: Business Wire) As part of the dedicated program, MYbank is offering a total of RMB 200 billion in short-term loans to help small and micro business owners overcome the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. This enables business owners, particularly smaller vendors with more immediate capital needs, to receive pay