Magal Security Systems, has signed a contract with the Port Authority of Kenya, valued at US$21.4 million to secure the Port of Mombasa.
This contract follows a tender process, in which Magal was one of 19 international companies that submitted proposals in a bid process directed by the World Bank, which will partially finance the project.
This turnkey project involves the development of civil and communications infrastructure, installation of a security solution, commissioning, training and support.
The security solution to be supplied includes 10 kilometers of smart fence with Magal's locating sensor; various types of gates with access control; a full surveillance solution with long-range day and night surveillance cameras, static and PTZ cameras and supported by Magal's intelligent video analytics; intercom and radio communication and other security elements. All of the above will be networked and integrated by Magal's PSIM system.
During the announcement and following the contract signing, Gichiri Ndua MD of KPA and Shukri Barmadi Chairman of KPA, emphasized the importance of the project in the development of the regional port. "This project is key to securing the port, but more importantly, securing the trade and growth of Kenya and its neighboring countries. We are pleased to be working with Magal and in making this a reality."