Piracy and Armed Robbery Against Ships (eBook)

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Published Date

January 2000

Piracy and Armed Robbery Against Ships (eBook)

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This eBook provides practical countermeasures and comprehensive checklists to help reduce armed robbery and piracy attacks on merchant ships.

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It is a fact that most of the armed robbery and piracy attacks around the world occur in port areas, either alongside or at anchor. This book explains why and shows how shore authorities in the locations involved should undertake preventative actions. It includes practical countermeasures, both visible and organisational, and has a comprehensive check-list that's helps identify and implement the most appropriate active response measures.

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. INTRODUCTION

2. THE THREAT OF PIRACY AND ARMED ROBBERY AGAINST SHIPS

3. COUNTERMEASURES BY SHIPS

4. WHY ARE SHORE-BASED COUNTERMEASURES NECESSARY

5. COUNTERMEASURES BY SHORE ORGANISATIONS

6. OVERCOMING PRACTICAL PROBLEMS

7. FURTHER ASSISTANCE

8. CONCLUSION

 

ANNEXES

A. CHECK-LIST

B. SELF-APPRAISAL

C. BENCHMARKING

Title: Piracy and Armed Robbery Against Ships (eBook)
Number of Pages: 17
Product Code: WS1149EA
ISBN: ISBN 13: 978-1-85609-198-5 (9781856091985), ISBN 10: 1-85609-198-8 (1856091988)
Published Date: January 2000

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