Press & Announcements
Lucy Duncan, President and CEO of Safe Ports, attends the World Bank's Fagility Forum 2018. This year's theme is on Managing Risks for Peace and Stability aligns with Safe Port's message of Security to Development.
WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE), February 6, 2018 - Safe Ports, a U.S. company with expertise in logistical operations, today announced its plans to partner with Jordan Tractor and Equipment Co., a unit of Jallad Group, in the creation of a training program in heavy earthmoving equipment operations and maintenance.
WASHINGTON, January 31, 2018 - Joined by Her Excellency Dina Kawar, Jordan’s Ambassador to the US, Safe Ports CEO and Founder, Lucy Duncan, hosted the official Washington D.C. launch event for the Safe Ports Regional Gateway (Jordan). Guests included members and former members of the US House of Representatives and Senate, as well as VIPs and senior leaders from the business community. The event followed the official signing ceremony which took place in the Kingdom of Jordan in November 2017.
AMMAN, Jordan, November 27, 2017 - Safe Ports Regional Gateway, a 1,000-acre site in Jordan intended to serve as a thriving hub for global businesses looking to become involved in the growing opportunities available throughout the Middle East, was announced today at a signing ceremony in Amman including leaders of its three partners – Mafraq Development Corporation (MDC) of Jordan; Safe Ports, a U.S. company with expertise in logistical operations; and the Jordanian Air Force (JAF).
Amman, Jordan, November 27, 2017 (Petra) - The Jordan Armed Forces, Mafraq Development Company, and the US Safe Ports Company on Monday signed an initial agreement to set up a logistical airport and center in the Mafraq Development Zone, 80km northeast of Amman.
Charleston, November 21, 2017 - Safe Ports, an expert global solutions provider in logistics and other mission critical functions for government agencies, NGOs and commercial enterprises, today named former U.S. Rep. Curt Weldon (R-PA) to the company’s Board of Advisors.
Safe Ports CEO, Lucy Duncan, addressed the Export Leadership Academy training program sponsored by the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce on November 2, 2017.
Charleston, October 20, 2017 - Safe Ports has been awarded a $24.1M Contract to operate warehousing and distribution services at the US Defense Logistics Agency Defense Supply Center in Richmond, VA.
Charleston, September 01, 2017 Safe Ports is pleased to announce we have been awarded a $25M IDIQ contract for Humanitarian Assistance/Disaster Relief and Disaster Preparedness Assessment, Logistics, and Training Support Services and Supplies to support the United States Southern Command (USSOUTHCOM) Humanitarian Assistance Program throughout the USSOUTHCOM AOR.
Safe Ports' Parallel was represented by company Vice President of Sales, Michael Smallwood, at the 2017 Management Association for Private Photogrammetric Surveyors (MAPPS) Summer Conference in Colorado Springs.
The Department of State's International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) hosted a group from Azerbaijan to the United States as part of a special program intended to support the efforts of the Baku International Sea Trade Port to become a regional hub serving growing domestic needs and boosting international trade in the region. During their visit to the United States, they came to Charleston as guests of the Charleston Council for International Visitors, a nonprofit organization which arranges all programming for IVLP groups in Charleston.
Michael Smallwood, Vice President of Sales, attended GEOINT 2017 Symposium hosted by the United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF), June 4-7 at the Henry B. Gonzales Convention Center, San Antonio, Texas.
Over 1,000 government, business, and civil society leaders met in Jordan for the World Economic Forum (WEF) on the Middle East and North Africa, 19-21 May 2017, in Jordan. Safe Ports' CEO and President, Lucy Duncan, attended the conference to participate in the collaborative platform for shaping the future of the Middle East and North Africa through public-private cooperation.
Safe Ports' CEO and President, Lucy Duncan, attended this year's Special Operations Forces Industry Conference (SOFIC) in Tampa, Florida, 15-18 May 2017.
Lucy Duncan, CEO and President of Safe Ports, was invited to participate in the Hemispheric Conference on Port Competitiveness and Security: Finding the Right Balance at Storer Auditorium in Coral Gables, Florida.
Sergei Petrov, CTO at Safe Ports, describes how migrating EBS to Compute Cloud and why Oracle's Integrated Cloud platform with high performance, reliability, and reduced costs, has helped them increase their competitiveness in winning new business.