Before They Set Sail

Conaway, Tom
May 2006
Security: Solutions for Enterprise Security Leaders;May2006, Vol. 43 Issue 5, p46
Trade Publication
The article discusses the potential treats accelerated by the controversy over proprietorship of terminals at the ports in the United States. The issue must be addressed in synchronization with international potential threats and the global economy. The United States government is taking some measures to mitigate the risks through its programs such as the Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism and the Container Security Initiative. The potential risks include the from weapons of mass destruction and the risk in the inland shipment of containers from the stuffing point to the port of landing.


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