Port Metro Vancouver and Ottawa assessing whether Chinese-built port cranes pose security risk: B.C. Premier

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Open this photo in gallery: A Helijet helicopter flies past gantry cranes at the Port of Vancouver while landing on the harbour in Vancouver on March 11, 2020.DARRYL DYCK/The Globe and Mail B.C. Premier David Eby says Ottawa is working with the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority to assess whether massive cargo cranes operating in several Canadian ports pose a national-security risk, after an American congressional investigation uncovered hidden modems installed on the Shanghai-built machines. A U.S. House of Representatives’ joint committee announced earlier this month that it had found that Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industries Co. Ltd. (ZPMC), which made about...