On 8 September 2011, the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) announced the successful installation and start of operations of radiation detection equipment at the Port of Sihanoukville, Cambodia, implemented within the framework of the Megaports project. This equipment will allow 100 percent of all import and export containers passing through the port to be scanned for the presence of nuclear and other radioactive materials. NNSA has now equipped 39 of its overall goal of 100 Megaports worldwide.
Abstract Number: 20110210
Headline: U.S. Equips Megaport in Cambodia with Radiation Detection Equipment
Date: 8 September 2011
Bibliography: "U.S., Cambodia Commence Operations to Prevent Nuclear Smuggling at Port of Sihanoukville," National Nuclear Security Administration, 8 September 2011, http://nnsa.energy.gov