See Local News
Get Balanced News From Your U.S. State.
See Local News
See all locals

U.S. to Invest Billions to Replace China-Made Cranes at Nation’s Ports

Posted on AllSides February 21st, 2024
From The Center
JUSTIN SULLIVAN/GETTY IMAGES

The Biden administration plans to invest billions in the domestic manufacturing of cargo cranes, seeking to counter fears that the prevalent use of China-built cranes with advanced software at many U.S. ports poses a potential national security risk.

The move is part of a set of actions being taken by the administration on Wednesday that is intended to improve maritime cybersecurity. They include a U.S. Coast Guard directive to mandate certain digital security requirements for deployed foreign-built cranes at strategic seaports, as well as an executive order by President Biden setting baseline...

Read full story
Some content from this outlet may be limited or behind a paywall.
https://www.wsj.com/politics/national-security/u-s-to-invest-billions-to-replace-china-made-cranes-at-nations-ports-d451ef8f

More News about Business from the Left, Center and Right

From the Left

From the Center

From the Right