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Maritime transport security : issues, challenges, and national policies / edited by Khalid Bichou, Joseph S. Szyliowicz, Luca Zamparini.

Publication:
Cheltenham, England ; Northampton, Massachusetts : Edward Elgar, 2014.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (318 p.)
Series:
Comparative Perspectives on Transportation Security series
Comparative Perspectives on Transportation Security
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Subjects:
Merchant marine -- Security measures.
Merchant marine -- Safety measures.
Maritime terrorism -- United States.
Terrorism (International law) -- United States.
Shipping -- Security measures.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Safeguard Measures in World Trade tackles the controversial issue of restrictions on imports. Professor Yong-Shik Lee skillfully argues that Safeguards interfere substantially with the normal stream of trade, and their improper application undermines the objectives of the World Trade Organization (WTO).
Contents:
Cover; Copyright; Contents; Contributors; Preface; 1. Introduction; PART I Themes and frameworks; 2. Maritime security: issues and challenges; 3. Overview of contemporary supply chain security initiatives; 4. Economic issues in maritime transport security; 5. Risks and costs of maritime security: review and critical analysis; 6. Maritime terrorist attacks against seaports 1968-2007; 7. Maritime piracy analysis; PART II Policy applications; 8. US maritime security policy: achievements and challenges; 9. Maritime security in Canada; 10. Maritime and cargo security failures: European cases
11. Maritime security in Nigeria12. Maritime security in Oman; 13. Container security at Indian dry ports; 14. Security in the Straits of Malacca in recent years; 15. Maritime security regulations and policies in Hong Kong: a critical review and the development of a risk-based security assessment model; 16. Maritime security and piracy in Mauritius; 17. Conclusions: comparative analysis of transport policies and relevant benchmarks and best practices; Index
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references at the end of each chapters and index.
Description based on print version record.
Contributor:
Bichou, Khalid.
Szyliowicz, Joseph S.
Zamparini, Luca.
ISBN:
1-78195-497-6
OCLC:
871780365