13 edition of Protecting the nation"s seaports found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references.
|Statement||editors, Jon D. Haveman, Howard J. Shatz.|
|Contributions||Haveman, Jon D., 1964-, Shatz, Howard J.|
|LC Classifications||HE553 .P76 2006|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xxiii, 271 p. :|
|Number of Pages||271|
|LC Control Number||2006011932|
Throughout the last decade, transnational environmental crimes, that comprise activities such as the illegal transportation and dumping of toxic waste, the illegal trade in endangered species of wild flora and fauna, illegal logging, and the illegal trade in ozone-depleting substances, to name a few, have attracted the attention of policy makers at the highest levels. Below are the major seaports list in the world. These Container terminal seaports all have international FCL LCL sea freight services. Some ports are main seaports of the country, some have international container shipping or ocean freight services in inland city, there aren’t seaports but have the same services as seaports.
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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. For instance, a few seaports handle a major share of the goods moved in international trade, and commuter and rapid rail transit systems are the circulatory systems of urban environments, critical to the functioning of some of the country’s largest cities. Means of protecting traffic-control systems from physical and cyberattacks.
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Protecting the Nation s Seaports: Balancing Security and Cost examines in detail the full dimensions of the task of port security, including the effectiveness of measures undertaken so far, and the costs to the nation both of implementing adequate port security, and of failing to do : Stephen S.
Cohen, Peter Gordon, Matthew C. Hipp. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xxiii, pages: illustrations, map ; 23 cm: Contents: Introduction and summary / Jon D.
Haveman and Howard J. Shatz --Ports, trade and terrorism: balancing the catastrophic and the chronic / Edward E. Learner and Christopher Thornberg --The costs of a terrorist attack on Terminal Island at the twin ports of Los. Protecting Our Nation's Ports; Protecting Our Nation's Ports Contributed by Jane Frantz and Rachel Vandenberg.
In November of last year, we were invited by the Port of Long Beach's program management team to share with its staff our perspective and knowledge of resilience planning. We discussed resilience assessment and planning with. Protecting the Nation’s Seaports may well become a standard reference volume for understanding the issue of port security for the nation and particularly for California.
Protecting America’s Ports: Promising Practices Executive Summary I. Introduction The massive flow of shipping containers around the world provides the backbone for the world’s economy.
The global shipping system is a critical infrastructure, but it is very vulnerable. Protecting America’s Ports by Bruce Taylor, Ph.D., and Pat Kaufman T he recent terrorist attacks in Mumbai, India, brought to the forefront long-standing concerns about the vulnerabil ity of our ports.
After Sept. 11, for example, U.S. seaports were closed for several days, an acknowledgment that ships, like air. Congress began to allocate funds in fiscal for the establishment of new quarantine stations at 17 major U.S. ports of entry that comprise airports, seaports, and land-border crossings.
In a significant departure from the recent past, both the preexisting 8 quarantine stations and the new 17 are expected to play an active, anticipatory role. Safeguarding America’s seaports from terrorism (Sam Kittner) weaknesses in the United States and assist foreign nations in adopting new.
It’s no secret that the world’s ports play a key role in the movement of goods around the globe. According to the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), about 80 per cent of global trade by volume and more than 70 per cent of global trade by value are carried by sea and handled by ports.
And while advanced technology scanners have helped speed those inspections, just tracking the million containers that move among the world’s top seaports each year is a. "Ports of the World" is produced to a very high standard and includes a large number of high-quality color and black-and-white reproductions of prints.
Dr McCreery uses these prints - housed at the National Maritime Museum in Greenwich, London - to develop an historical narrative that makes "Ports of the World" a refreshing alternative to other /5(3). Because the safety and economic security of the United States depend in substantial part on the security of its seaports, the United States has a vital national interest in maritime security.
The Security and Accountability for Every Port Act (SAFE Port Act), modified existing legislation and created and codified new programs related to maritime security. MARITIME SECURITY The SAFE Port Act and Efforts to Secure Our Nation's Seaports Highlights of GAOT, a testimony before the Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation, U.S.
Senate Because the safety and economic security of the United States depend in substantial part on the security of its seaports, theFile Size: KB. Chinese Premier Li Keqiang visits the port of Piraeus, Greece, in (Louisa Gouliamaki/Pool/Reuters) State-backed holding companies have been aggressively investing around the world, and the Author: Christopher R.
O'dea. Background: Protecting America's Seaports and Securing Cargo Shipments The U.S. maritime transportation system is vital to the global economy.
Over 95% of non-North American trade enters the country through U.S. seaports, and our seaports handle over $ billion and 2 billion tons of domestic and international freight annually.
The following is a listing of of the most active seaports and inland ports in the world. Several thousand additional ports exist yet more than 99 percent of the world's trade moves through these ports.
We have omitted fishing ports and small ports that primarily handle private pleasure craft. Seaports of the World by Country n/a AlbaniaFile Size: KB. Philip P. Purpura, in Security and Loss Prevention (Fifth Edition), Transportation Security Administration.
Following the 9/11 attacks, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) was created under the Aviation and Transportation Security Act of (ATSA) (U.S. Transportation Security Administration, n.d.).Originally, the TSA was in the Department of Transportation, but it was. The Ports for National Defense (PND) Program’s primary mission is to identify and assess the adequacy and responsiveness of defense-important CONUS port infrastructure to support DoD deployment requirements.
We do this by maintaining comprehensive PND studies for each formally designated Strategic Seaport and each identified Alternate Seaport. The Convention on Transit Trade of Land-locked States is a multilateral treaty that addresses international rules allowing for land-locked countries to transport goods to and from convention imposes obligations on both land-locked states and on coastal states that ratify the treaty.
The convention was concluded at the United Nations Conference on Transit Trade of Land-locked Location: New York City, United States.
Ports are jumping in ‘feet first’ to combat this emerging threat to operations and safety. By Lori Musser The task of securing cyberspace has emerged as perhaps the single most important seaport security challenge of the decade.
An increasing number of functions are dependent on port comput. Sea Power Series 3 Sea Power Series No. 3 Edited by Andrew Forbes PROTECTING THE ABILITY TO TRADE IN for the nations which face its waters, but for all nations around the world which to offer my sincere and earnest thanks to the authors of the papers in this book and to the Chiefs of the region’s navies, coastguards and marine police.Policy variables, such as security levels at seaports, affect port efficiency in a non-linear way while other factors affecting efficiency at ports such as a number of berths, the area of port.
The Coast Guard is committed in every way to be most effective in the maritime domain by helping to coordinate the efforts of various levels of federal, state, and local civil authorities, as well.