April 22, 2024

Communication devices found on Chinese-made cranes in US ports

Communication devices found on Chinese-made cranes in US ports

Communication devices found on Chinese-made cranes in US ports

By Tom Palmer
Mar 8th, 2024

A congressional investigation into Chinese-built cargo cranes at U.S. ports has uncovered concerns about potential national security risks.

According to a report from The Wall Street Journal, some of the cranes were found to contain communications equipment, including cellular modems, that could be accessed remotely.

Lawmakers worry about the threat of espionage and disruption posed by these cranes, which are predominantly manufactured by ZPMC, a Chinese company.

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