Maritime Piracy and Security

Updated February 7, 2024
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Asian Security Handbook : Terrorism and the New Security Environment
Carpenter, William M.
This revised and updated edition focuses on the new challenges to security in the Asia-Pacific region presented by international terrorism. It reviews ''old'' security realities covered in previous editions, and highlights more recent security issues in the region. A new appendix on Foreign...
Captured at Sea : Piracy and Protection in the Indian Ocean
Dua, Jatin
How is it possible for six men to take a Liberian-flagged oil tanker hostage and negotiate a huge pay out for the return of its crew and 2.2 million barrels of crude oil? In his gripping new book, Jatin Dua answers this question by exploring the unprecedented upsurge in maritime piracy off the coast...
Europe, Small Navies and Maritime Security Balancing Traditional Roles and Emergent Threats in the 21st Century
McCabe, Robert C.
This book seeks to identify and address gaps in our understanding of maritime security and the role of small navies in Europe. The majority of Europe's navies are small, yet they are often called upon to address a complex array of traditional and non-traditional threats. This volume...
Global Responses to Maritime Violence : Cooperation and Collective Action
Shemella, Paul
Global Responses to Maritime Violence is a full discussion of maritime security short of war that goes beyond the current literature in both scope and perspective. The chapters in this volume examine terrorism, piracy, armed robbery at sea, illegal maritime trafficking, illegal fishing,...
An introduction to transnational criminal law
Boister, Neil
The suppression of cross-border criminal activity has become a major global concern. An Introduction to Transnational Criminal Law examines how states, acting together, are responding to these forms of criminality through a combination of international treaty obligations and national criminal laws....
Marine navigation and safety of sea transportation : advances in marine navigation
Weintrit, Adam.
The TransNav 2013 Symposium held at the Gdynia Maritime University, Poland in June 2013 has brought together a wide range of participants from all over the world. The program has offered a variety of contributions,  allowing to look at many aspects of the navigational safety from...
Maritime challenges and priorities in Asia : implications for regional security
Bateman, W. S. G.
Maritime issues are particularly important for Asian countries, where there is a high reliance on shipping routes for international trade, many difficult disputes over maritime boundaries, and the prospect of increasing tensions where maritime power might play a significant role. This book uses...
Maritime private security : market responses to piracy, terrorism and waterborne security risks in the 21st century
Berube, Claude G.
This book examines the evolution, function, problems and prospects of private security companies in the maritime sector. The private security industry continues to evolve after its renaissance over the past few decades, first in Africa, and later in Iraq and Afghanistan. Despite this,...
Maritime security an introduction
McNicholas, Michael.
The commercial maritime sector is highly vulnerable to theft and piracy, and presents a probable target for a major terrorist attack. The best way to prevent losses is to apply lessons learned in another arena--the struggle to curb drug smuggling. This effort has shown that successes can be achieved...
Maritime security : international law and policy perspectives from Australia and New Zealand
Klein, Natalie
Maritime security is of vital importance to Australia and New Zealand as both countries depend on maritime transport for their economic survival. Since the events of September 11th 2001, significant questions have been raised as to whether Australia and New Zealand are adequately prepared for the...
Maritime Security Risks, Vulnerabilities and Cooperation Uncertainty in the Indian Ocean
Cordner, Lee.
This book uniquely employs risk and vulnerability approaches to advocate international policy options for enhancing maritime security cooperation in the Indian Ocean region. Understanding shared risks and common vulnerabilities that impact the achievement of mutual objectives in the oceanic...
Migrant smuggling by sea combating a current threat to maritime security through the creation of a cooperative framework
Mallia, Patricia.
A number of rules of the international law governing the oceans were created at a time far removed from the challenges of the present day. The principle of the freedom of the high seas and its corollary of flag State exclusivity are archetypical examples of this. Today these rules may appear to be...
A practitioner's guide to effective maritime and port security
Edgerton, Michael
Sets forth practices to ensure security and foster international trade Written with an international perspective, this book analyzes the complex set of factors affecting the security of port and maritime operations, including shipping, politics, economics, crime, and terrorism....
Terror on the high seas : from piracy to strategic challenge
Alexander, Yonah.
A provocative new look at an important security topic examines terrorist threats and attacks on shipping and ports--and provides strategies for safety. Terror on the High Seas: From Piracy to Strategic Challenge is a provocative look at maritime security and the steps...
Who rules the waves? : piracy, overfishing and mining the oceans
Russell, Denise.
With piracy raging in the Indian Ocean, international disputes over undersea oil and gas, and chronic overfishing, the oceans have rarely been subject to such varied and environmentally damaging conflict outside a world war. In Who Rules the Waves? Denise Russell gives us a rare insight...

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