RADIOLOGICAL RISK: CHAIN OF CUSTODY IN MARITIME CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURES
ENEA has provided the expertise of its laboratory Traceability in an integrated field exercise in the port of Piraeus in Athens, to face a radiological risk in a maritime critical infrastructure - European Project INCLUDING
With an ever-increasing number of shipments of radiological sources through maritime routes, commercial ports face more and more the possibility to deal with the Material Out of Regulatory Control (MORC). In light of this, and in the framework of the INCLUDING EU project objectives to promote training and exercise activities updated with the evolving threats, the Hellenic Ministry of Defence has organized at the Piraeus Port Commercial Terminal an exercise dealing with the dentification, recovery and custody of two orphan sources. The exercise has been conducted in a realistic setting and it has been the first opportunity to test the Including Web Based Platform (IWBP) that allowed for a real time visualization of the technological and human resources mobilized in the incident area and the display of the data acquired by the sensors onboard the AUV and UGV and managed by the intervention teams.