Port Security: Required Reading

By John McCormick  |  Posted 2003-09-09

Here are links to key reports, white papers and other research on homeland security and how marine terminals play a key role.

  • Brookings Institution: "Protecting The American Homeland."

  • Rand: "'Seacurity': Improving the Security of the Global Sea-Container Shipping System."

  • Unisys White Paper: "A Safe Commerce Blueprint: Securing Your Inbound Supply Chain."

  • Sen. Fritz Hollings (D-SC) and Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) letter to GAO Comptroller General David M. Walker citing concern that the Bush administration is failing to adequately address port security mandates.

  • General Accounting Office report: "Container Security: Expansion of Key Customs Programs Will Require Greater Attention to Critical Success Factors."

  • Bureau of Customs and Border Protection report: "ACE & Modernization: Overview of Key Features For the Trade."

  • American Association of Port Authorities' comments on Coast Guard's maritime security regulations.

  • Congressional Research Service: "Homeland Security: Coast Guard Operations – Background and Issues for Congress."

  • The Port and Maritime Security Act.

  • U.S. Coast Guard site on homeland security.

  • Port of Oakland: Facts and figures.