Maritime security: Problems of security versus safety practices

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Abstract

Overall, maritime safety encompasses the protection of ports, ships, and their communities against unintentional dangers and harms (e.g., storm at sea), whereas maritime security encompasses the protection of ports, ships, and their communities against deliberate dangers and harms (e.g., piracy). The two can be complementary or conflicting.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEncyclopedia of Security and Emergency Management
EditorsLauren R. Shapiro, Marie-Helen Maras
PublisherSpringer Link
Pages1-5
Number of pages5
EditionLiving
ISBN (Electronic)9783319698915
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 30 Apr 2019

Keywords

  • Maritime Safety
  • Maritime Security

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