MARITIME SECURITY IN THE SOUTH CHINA SEA
|Author(s)||Shicun Wu, Keyuan Zou|
|Publisher||Ashgate Pub. Co.|
|D O W N L O A D|
Nowadays, the maritime security is considered one of the hottest issues that attract the whole world's attention. It mainly concerns the navigational safety and transnational crime including the maritime piracy and terrorism together with the prevention on conflicts and their resolution.
Talking about the non-traditional security, this includes such important issues as the SAR, i.e. search and rescue operations at sea as well as the maritime environmental security. One of the areas where the maritime security is of truly vital importance today, is the South China Sea - this sea route is critical for the transportation of the cargoes by sea from east Asian countries.
We should underline that this region has some uniqueness, while the general concept of the maritime security is applicable to all seas and geographical regions around the planet. this book is arranged in four parts, the first part provides general info while the second part covers securing navigation.
The two remaining parts are dealing with the regional cooperation and environmental security with the maritime rescue. Recommended to the people with the interest in the modern maritime shipping industry.
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