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Maritime Logistics and Supply Chain Security

Maritime Logistics

ISBN: 978-1-78052-340-8, eISBN: 978-1-78-052341-5

Publication date: 12 January 2012


To better protect maritime logistics activities from potential security lapses, this chapter introduces and develops a variety of systematic security measures and tools that were successfully used by best-in-class companies and government entities across the world. Also, this chapter proposes a total maritime security management model as a way to formulate maritime risk mitigation strategies. To elaborate, this chapter sheds light on the roots of maritime security measures and tools, the ways that those measures and tools are best utilized, the roles of advanced information technology in maritime security from the global supply chain perspectives, the visualization and identification of potential maritime and its related supply chain risks, and policy guidelines that will help enhance maritime security.




The author thanks the Korea Ocean Research & Development Institute (KORDI) for partly funding this research project and the President of KORDI, Dr. Jeung-Keuck Kang; Director General of the Maritime & Ocean Research Institute (MOERI), Dr. Yong-Kon Lim; and the KORDI Researcher, Dr. Jong-Won Park for their continuous support and encouragement throughout this research project.


Min, H. (2012), "Maritime Logistics and Supply Chain Security", Song, D.-W. and Panayides, P.M. (Ed.) Maritime Logistics, Emerald Group Publishing Limited, Bingley, pp. 91-116.



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