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Magal to Deploy Surveillance Systems at Mombasa’s Port

A contract valued at $21.4 million was signed with the Port Authority of Kenya.

Magal Security Systems, Ltd., an Israeli company producing security systems, signed a contract valued at $21.4 million with the Port Authority of Kenya, to secure the Port of Mombasa.

Under the contract—which was signed Dec. 13, 2010—Magal will be involved with the development of civil and communications infrastructure; the installation of a comprehensive security solution; commissioning, training and support activities at the port, the company says in a written statement.

The security solution to be supplied includes 10 kilometers of smart fence with Magal’s Barricade II locating sensor; various types of gates with access control; a full CCTV solution with long range day and night surveillance cameras, static and PTZ cameras and supported by Magal‘s Maestro DB “intelligent video analytics” (IVA) product; intercom and radio communication and other security elements, the company says. Those systems will be networked and integrated by Fortis, Magal’s “physical security information management” (PSIM) system.