The findings of a small group of experts from the U.S. government, allied partner nations, the maritime industry, and academic organizations convened to discuss piracy in the modern era.
Testimony presented before the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission on June 11, 2009.
Testimony presented before the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation on February 4, 2009.
Piracy and sea-borne terrorism have been on the rise since 2000. While the United States has spearheaded several initiatives to improve maritime security, policymakers should consider four additional measures to safeguard the world's oceans.
Building on prior RAND research, this monograph explores the need for and retention of technical skills in the UK's naval industrial base, particularly among designers and engineers involved with surface ship and submarine acquisition and support.
The authors evaluate roles for small ships in theater security cooperation, present a concept of operations for employing such ships, describe necessary ship and crew characteristics, and survey classes of suitable vessels.
Analyzes the feasibility of sustaining a Marine Corps ground element ashore and simultaneously sustaining Army elements ashore from a sea base or moving Army elements ashore from the sea base in a reasonable period.
Explores terrorist threats, vulnerabilities, and consequences, as well as the application of civil liability, in connection with terrorist attacks against targeting ferries, cruise ships, and container ships.
Examines the demand for retired ships to be used for artificial reefs and reviews possible ship-to-reef business models.
Raises awareness concerning the current status of maritime security and its vulnerability to terrorism.
Describes the outcomes of an idea study on a new national freight transport model system for Sweden, to provide state-of-the-art ideas that are consistent and innovative on a conceptual framework for policy orientated analyses and modelling of freight tra
Disposal Options for Ships
Safety concerns in shipping in and around the Netherlands' harbors and ports range from the risks and environmental impacts of shipping disasters to the economic effects of more common accidents.
This report describes two surveys that were conducted in order to assess stakeholder perceptions about the acceptability of risks involved in maritime activities, and the effectiveness of a variety of current policies and possible policy changes.
Gives an inventory of transport safety information available in the Netherlands at the end of 1995. The inventory reflects the registration and recording of transport accidents and incidents in air, rail, road, inland waterway, and maritime transport.
This report describes the results of a major transportation research study that was performed for the Netherlands Ministry of Transport, Public Works, and Water Management by the European-American Center for Policy Analysis (EAC).
This is an intermediate report from a research study for the Netherlands Ministry of Transport, Public Works and Water Management.
Considers (1) the extent to which future U.S. flag merchant ships and existing government and sealift programs can support potential future force deployments and (2) the kinds of ships that should be built if additional sealift capabilities are required.