Port of Sines
The Port of Sines, is a deep water port, Portugal leader in the amount of goods handled and presents unique natural conditions on the coast to accommodate all types of vessels. Endowed with modern specialized terminals, can move the different types of goods, is open to the sea and has excellent accessibility without constraints.
It is the main port on the Ibero-Atlantic coast, whose geophysical characteristics have contributed to its consolidation as a strategic national asset, being on the one hand, the main port of the country's energy supply (oil and oil products, coal and natural gas) and on the other hand, has positioned itself as a major port for general cargo/containerized, with high growth potential to be a reference, Iberian, European and global.
In 2003 EGAPI wins the tender for the implementation of the Access Control and Attendance Management system in the Port of Sines.
In this context, it develops and implements the first version of access control to sensitive areas of ports, taking into account the requirements of the IMO - ISPS Code, applying them to the Security and Access Control Terminal Complex.
Over the last decade, it was the challenge and responsibility of EGAPI to develop and maintain ID -System platform for this important Port Administration.
The platform currently covers 100 % of the terminals, concessions and international zones, interfaces with pedestrians, road or rail:
- 33 security zones;
- 109 validation points;
- 10 control ordinances and attendance;
- More than 16 000 annual requests for access;
- More than 3,000 hits daily.
Internationally audited successfully, APS figure in the list of ports ISPS security certification.
Besides a security tool and diligence, the platform now has other technological components of streamlining processes and improving operations:
- Single Card Port;
- Physical- Check Commodities and Containers.