Port security gets extra attention at RIMPAC

Craig T. Kojima / Star-Advertiser

Armed transportable port security boats were on display on Monday, July 8, 2024, during a tour of the U.S. Coast Guard Base Honolulu at Sand Island.

HONOLULU — At this year’s iteration of the biennial Exercise Rim of the Pacific — the world’s largest naval exercise — port security is playing a prominent role as international conflict and competition put strains on global supply chains.