TITLE

Port Security: The Needs are Urgent!

AUTHOR(S)
Panneton, John A.
PUB. DATE
April 2006
SOURCE
Sea Power;Apr2006, Vol. 49 Issue 4, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the effects of the Dubai Ports World's withdrawal of its interests in U.S. ports. It was seen as a chance to investigate the security of U.S. terminal operations worldwide by an independent panel and for economic experts to review foreign involvement in all U.S. port operations. The investigation by a panel is aimed to restore public confidence in the institutions and processes used to review critical foreign investment.
ACCESSION #
20396460

 

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