Maritime Security: An Introduction by Michael McnicholasMaritime Security: An Introduction by Michael Mcnicholas

Maritime Security: An Introduction

byMichael Mcnicholas

Paperback | April 8, 2016

Pricing and Purchase Info

$160.14 online 
$166.50 list price
Earn 801 plum® points

In stock online

Ships free on orders over $25

Not available in stores


Maritime Security, 2e,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 Securityprovides 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.

  • 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
Michael McNicholas is the Managing Director of Phoenix Management Services Group in the USA, Panama, and Costa Rica, Operations Support Services (Panama), and Pathfinder Consulting, LLC in the USA. Michael has over fourteen years of distinguished and progressive Law Enforcement, Military, and Intelligence experience and, most recently,...
Title:Maritime Security: An IntroductionFormat:PaperbackDimensions:514 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:April 8, 2016Publisher:Butterworth (trade)Language:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0128036729

ISBN - 13:9780128036723


Table of Contents

PART 1: Understanding the Business of and Regulations Pertaining to Maritime Commerce Chapter 1: Commercial Seaports & Modes of Maritime Transport Chapter 2: Documentation, Financial Transactions, & Business Entities in Commercial Maritime Transportation Chapter 3: The ISPS Code and US Maritime Security Regulations and Programs

PART 2: Security Threats to Ships, Cargoes, and Seaport Chapter 4: Vulnerabilities in the Cargo Supply Chain Chapter 5: Plagues of the Seas: Piracy, Stowaways, and Irregular Migration Chapter 6: Drug Smuggling via Maritime Cargo, Containers, and Vessels Chapter 7: Terrorism and Commercial Maritime Transportation Chapter 8: Transnational Criminal Organizations Activities in the Commercial Maritime Sector Chapter 9: Cyber and Information Security Threats to Ships and Seaports

PART 3: Mitigation and Response Management Strategies for the Private and Public Sectors Chapter 10: A Strategic Blueprint for World-Class Seaport Security Chapter 11: Threat Mitigation Strategies Chapter 12: Security Management & Resiliency in Seaports Chapter 13: A Whole of Government Approach for Responding to Maritime Security Incidents Chapter 14: Legal Framework Governing Authority and Responses of Governments to Maritime Crimes