Maritime Security, 2nd Edition

It explains in clear language how commercial seaports and vessels function; what threats currently exist; what security policies, procedures, systems, and measures must be implemented to mitigate these threats; and how to conduct ship and port security assessments and plans.
£92.50

Published April 2016

ISBN 9780128036723

 

Maritime Security: An Introduction, Second Edition, provides practical, experience-based, and proven knowledge - and a "how-to-guide" - on maritime security. McNicholas explains in clear language how commercial seaports and vessels function; what threats currently exist; what security policies, procedures, systems, and measures must be implemented to mitigate these threats; and how to conduct ship and port security assessments and plans. Whether the problem is weapons of mass destruction or cargo theft, Maritime Security provides invaluable guidance for the professionals who protect our shipping and ports.

New chapters focus on whole government maritime security, UN legal conventions and frameworks, transnational crime, and migration. Updates throughout will provide the latest information in increasingly important field.

 

Key Features
 
Provides an excellent introduction to issues facing this critical transportation channel
Three all-new chapters, and updated throughout to reflect changes in maritime security
Increased coverage of migration issues and transnational crime
New contributors bring legal security and cybersecurity issues to the fore

 

Table of Contents
 
1. Commercial Seaports and Strategic Maritime Passages in Transformation
2. Modes of Maritime Transport
3. Documentation, Financial Transactions, and Business Entities in Commercial Maritime Transportation
4. International and U.S. Maritime Security Regulations and Programs
5. Vulnerabilities in the Cargo Supply Chain
6. Perils of the Seas: Piracy, Stowaways, and Irregular Migration
7. Drug Smuggling via Maritime Cargo, Containers, and Vessels
8. Targeting and Usage of Commercial Ships and Port by Terrorists and Transnational Criminal Organizations
9. Cyber and Information Threats to Seaports and Ships
10. A Strategic Blueprint for World-Class Seaport Security
11. Threat Mitigation Strategies
12. Security Management and Leadership in Seaports
13. A Networked Response to Maritime Threats: Interagency Coordination
14. Legal Authorities for Maritime Law Enforcement, Safety, and Environmental Protection