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New Port Security Rules Take Effect

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New Port Security Rules Take Effect

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New Port Security Rules Take Effect

New Port Security Rules Take Effect

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New security regulations are taking effect at ports around the world, under a treaty signed by 148 nations. The International Ship and Port Facility Code requires that ships have a security officer and an alarm signal that can alert the country of registration in times of emergency, along with other measures. Hear NPR's Robert Siegel.