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Customs Scanning Equipment: 2018 – 2019 An unmatched return on investment

January 2018 marked the inauguration of the new Customs Scanning Facility at the Malta Freeport Terminal. This project not only featured a state of the art container scanner but also a brand new monitoring facility featuring all of the latest tools and equipment, as well as safety features which go over the minimum standard requirements.
From January 2018 till September 2019 the Scanning Facility resulted in the following seizures:
• 17.2 tonnes narcotics;
• 47.7 million cigarettes; and
• 4 stolen luxury vehicles.
This equipment has proved to be an exceptional tool in the fight against contraband and the narcotics’ trade.