A Practitioner's Guide to Effective Maritime and Port Security
This book specifically addresses the maritime security environment with proposals to make international trade and maritime transportation more secure and cost effective. It provides a comprehensive approach to implementing security measures that promote efficiency and effectiveness. Finally it makes an economic case for how "smart" security reduces costs. Topics covered include: international maritime operating environment; unique characteristics of ports and international shipping; threats to ports and the maritime environment; current approaches; and principles for effective maritime and port security. Real-world case studies round out this practical resource for security professionals and policymakers.