SSN Staff  - 
Friday, October 1, 2004

Securitas, Wackenhut awarded airport contracts

HONOLULU - Securitas Security Services and Wackenhut Corp. have won security contracts for the state’s airports, with Securitas beating out two current security contractors for its jobs.

Securitas has been awarded contracts at Honolulu International Airport and Kona and Hilo airports. Wackenhut retained contracts in Kahului, Lanai and Lihue.

Akal Security, which employs 750 in Hawaii, lost its bid for airport work. The company has been providing security at Honolulu International Airport. Its employees are expected to be considered for jobs by Securitas since they are already trained on airport security.
Lockheed tapped for port security plan

MOORESTOWN, N.J. - Lockheed Martin has won a $1.86-million contract from the South Jersey Port Corp. to enhance security at the Port of Camden.

As part of the contract, Lockheed Martin has designed a command center for the port and will install perimeter security devices, such as cameras and fencing. It also helped develop training for the port’s security forces.

The agreement with the South Jersey Port Corp. represents Lockheed Martin’s first contract specific to port security since the adoption of the Maritime Transportation Security Act. The act stipulates that ports revamp security plans based on a study that showed a majority of the nation’s ports were susceptible to attack.
NAV, Honeywell win Wynn Resorts deal
LAS VEGAS - Systems integrator North American Video has been awarded a multi-million dollar contract to provide an integrated security system for the Wynn Resorts here and in Macau, China.

The projects will use an integrated, enterprise-wide video surveillance system. The Wynn Resort job in Las Vegas is scheduled for completion in April 2005, while the Macau job is schedule for completion during 2006.

To complete the project, North American Video has teamed up with Honeywell, which is providing a CCTV management system.