Cruising for Trouble: Cruise Ships as Soft Targets for Pirates, Terrorists, and Common Criminals

Cruising for Trouble: Cruise Ships as Soft Targets for Pirates, Terrorists, and Common Criminals

by Mark Gaouette

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Overview

Cruising for Trouble: Cruise Ships as Soft Targets for Pirates, Terrorists, and Common Criminals by Mark Gaouette

This book offers an alarming inside look at the security preparations of the cruise industry and the potential for cruise ships to be the target for pirates, terrorists, and criminal activity.

• A combination of photographs from the author, the U.S. Department of Defense, the Coast Guard, and API illustrate innovative security measures found on cruise ships, results of terrorist attacks, fire, piracy, and victims of cruise ship incidents.

• Provides a list of acronyms found throughout the book, such as the International Ship and Port Security (ISPS) codes and Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV)

• Includes over 500 endnote references

• Offers a comprehensive index

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780313382345
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date: 03/19/2010
Pages: 285
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Commander Mark Gaouetteis a maritime security consultant to the Department of Homeland Security.

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