The Malta Independent 11 December 2017, Monday

New €2 million x-ray container scanner for customs department arrives in Malta

Friday, 24 November 2017, 15:53 Last update: about 16 days ago

The Malta customs department has moved ahead with its programme of investments in order to gear itself for new challenges.

The department has just purchased another x-ray container scanner. The new €2 million scanner, co-financed by the European Union, has now arrived in Malta and is being installed at the Freeport.

"The Department has also completed a €0.5 million investment at the Freeport, through the modernisation of its warehouse and the enhancement of its scanning facilities. This project will officially be inaugurated early next year."

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"In addition, this week the customs department has registered another break-through, in the sense that the Planning Authority has approved the development application of a new Canine Unit Compound at Hal Far. The Canine Unit project is another project that is being co-financed by the European Union."

 


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