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August 1, 2014. "How Warships for Hire are Changing Maritime Security". The Maritime Executive.


November 2011.  "Coast Guard Cyberdefense Office: Small but Mighty".  National Defense NDIA.

October 18, 2011.  "As World Piracy Hits a New High, More Ships are Escaping Somali Pirates". The Maritime Executive.

October 18, 2011.  "Ex-Marines Fighting Pirates Off Africa as World Shipping Lanes Attacked".  Bloomberg.

October 14, 2011.  "Bolton: Treat Somali pirates like terrorists". The Washington Times.

October 14, 2011.  "Pirate Busters UK Ltd". The Sun.

October 12, 2011.  "Maritime security trade association selects independent assessor".  MarineLog.

October 12, 2011.  "International Professional Security Association offers maritime security courses for dealing with terrorist threats".  SourceSecurity.com.

October 6, 2011.  "Pirates Cost Shipping Industry $9 Billion Despite Security Measures".  Maritime Executive.

September 30, 2011.  "Maritime security a concern, analyst".  The Sydney Morning Herald.

September 29, 2011.  "GreySide Group Continues Record Growth --Signs Two New Clients". Market Watch.

September 27, 2011.  "Nexus Consulting Protects 300 Vessels from Pirate Attacks". San Francisco Chronicle.

September 26, 2011.  "Anti-Piracy Device Nets Interest".  MarineLink.com.

September 22, 2011.  "U.S. Focuses on Small Sea Vessels in Anti-WMD Smuggling Program".  Global Security Newswire.

September 22, 2011.  "American Security Team Arrested in Nampula By Mozambique Police". The Maritime Executive.


September 9, 2010.  "Marines Seize Control of Ship from Pirates".  American Forces Press Service.


December 14, 2009.  "Pirate attacks trigger armed guard coverage".  Business Insurance.

August 29, 2009.  "U.S. plans land-based UAV patrols to combat piracy".  Stars & Stripes.

April 15, 2009.  "Remarks by Secretary of State Clinton". U.S. Dept of State.

January 8, 2009.  "New Counter-Piracy Task Force Established".  CTF-151.


May 25, 2007.  "Port workers to get security ID cards".  Edmonton Sun.

May 25, 2007.  "Deepwater Whistleblower challenges Testimony".  Project On Government Oversight (POGO).

May 24, 2007.  "Rules Skirted, Millions Wasted on Navy Boat Barriers".  WhisprWave Port Security and Maritime Security Blog.

May 24, 2007.  "Coast Guard to be split in two"?  Tidewater Musings.

May 24, 2007.  "Canada steps up marine security".  Free Republic.

May 23, 2007.  "Port ID systems delayed".  Daily Press.

May 23, 2007.  "Conference: Planning key in port security".  Examiner.

May 10, 2007.  "Feds shell out $445 million for transit, port security".  The Boston Herald.

May 10, 2007.  "DHS Awards $445 Million to Secure Nation's Critical Infrastructure".  Department of Homeland Security.

April 7, 2007.  "Coast Guard meets safe port act deadline".  Pier System.

April 4, 2007.  "Shipyard eyes tighter security".  Seacoast Online.

February 22, 2007.  Public Safety Consequences of a Terrorist Attack on a Tanker Carrying Liquefied Natural Gas Need Clarification.  GAO-07-316.


December 5, 2006.  "Port Security Focus of Two-Day Seminar".  WMTW Portland News.

September 2006.  "Maritime Security: More than Gates, Guards, and Guns".  Pacific Maritime Magazine.  (Adobe Acrobat PDF file).

July 25, 2006.  "Dangerous Waters".  Forbes.com.

July 25, 2006.  "Piercing port security easy as hitching a ride".  The Seattle Times.

July 2, 2006.  "Unconventional attack from the sea?".  The Washington Times.

June 13, 2006.  "Dangers In Port Security".  Forbes Magazine.

May 19, 2006.  "The Real Vulnerability at our Ports".  Family Security Matters.

May 5, 2006.  "House Passes $7.4 Billon Port Security Bill".  The Washington Post.

April 17, 2006.  "The Box is King".  Container shipping is big.  MSNBC Newsweek.

March 9, 2006.  "Port Security and Foreign-Owned Maritime Infrastructure".  The Heritage Foundation.

February 17, 2006.  "Protecting the ports".  International Herald Tribune.

January 26, 2006.  "Taking On The Bad Guys".  The use of RFID in container security devices.  Forbes Magazine.

January 26, 2006.  "GreenLane Maritime Cargo Security Act: A Good First Attempt".   The Heritage Foundation.


December 3, 2005.  "U.S. Company Hired to Fight Somali Pirates".  MarEx Newsletter.

October 24, 2005.  "Sea Security Services announcement".  Cargo Security International.

November 22, 2005.  "International Coordination and Outreach Strategy to Enhance Maritime Security".  U.S. Department of State.

April 16, 2005.  "Acton firm tackling maritime security".  Will build scanner for large cargo under US contract.  The Boston Globe.

April 14, 2005.  "Department of Homeland Security Announces $17.1 Million Award for Operation Safe Commerce Container Cargo Security Program".  Homeland Security Press Room.

February 27, 2005.  "Improved Security at Ports Urged".  All Hands Community.

February 17, 2005.  "Making the Sea Safer: A National Agenda for Maritime Security and Counterterrorism".  The Heritage Foundation.

February 4, 2005.  "Hi-tech cargo containers may boost Portland security".  Morning Sentinel Online.

February 2, 2005.  "Homeland Security Dollars and Sense #2: Misplaced Maritime Priorities".  The Heritage Foundation.

January 24, 2005.  "Directive targets maritime security".  Washington Technology.

January 21, 2005.  "Maritime Terrorism: A New Challenge for NATO".  Institute for the Analysis of Global Security.

January 21, 2005.  "Nigerian Seaports in Need of Proper Access Control".  All Africa.

January 18, 2005.  "U.S. Pushes Ship Security Rules as Global Standard".  Reuters.

January 18, 2005.  "Build destroyers for the sake of security".  Press Herald Online Viewpoints.

January 18, 2005.  "New presidential directive targets maritime security".  Government Computer News.


January 17, 2004.  "Lykes Lines snares maritime security contract".  Tampa Bay Business Journal.

December 30, 2004.  "Buoy transmitters to extend Coast Guard's port security system".  MaineToday.com.

December 9, 2004.  "Al Qaeda to Attempt Major Marine Attack - Report".  Reuters.

December 7, 2004.  "Call for Action to Secure Ports".  RFID Journal.

December 7, 2004.  "Northup Gumman Unveils New Capability for Harbor Surveillance".  PrimeZone Media Network News Room.

December 1, 2004.  "New maritime training center located in Charleston".  North Carolina State Home Page.

November 8, 2004.  "Coast Guard gets satellite help, Officials will track vessels with automatic identification system receiver".  Federal Computer Week.

September 29, 2004.  "Feds order new level of security for ferries".  The Seattle Times.

September 23, 2004.  "Coalition Launched to Promote U.S. Port Security".  Yahoo! Finance.

September 21, 2004.  "Don't let ports be weakest link".  Christian Science Monitor.

September 14, 2004.  "Port Security May Be Aided By Electronic Container Seals".  InformationWeek.

September 14, 2004.  "SkyWave Mobile Introduces Two Inmarsat D+ Satellite Terminals For Improved Tracking, Monitoring and Control of Fixed and Mobile Assets."  BusinessWire.

September 13, 2004.  "GE developing device for port security".  USA Today Tech.

September 11, 2004.  "U.S. Port Security Measures Cover the Waterfront".  All Hands Community.

September 10, 2004.  "Lack Of Maritime Security Leaves U.S. Ports Open To Attack".  American Forces Information Service.

September 7, 2004.  "Terror in a Box".  ABC News.

September 7, 2004.  "America's ports still vulnerable to attack".  MSNBC News.

August 26, 2004.  "Better Dialogue Improves Maritime Security".  American Forces Information Service.

August 14, 2004.  "MMA seeks funds for maritime security center".  Maine Maritime Academy to establish center on maritime security.  Bangor Daily News.

August 10, 2004.  "Bush's port security policies are criticized".  Press Herald Online News.

August 6, 2004.  "GAO: Coast Guard should seek partnerships to monitor vessels".  GovExec.com.

August 5, 2004.  "Al Qaeda plans to target merchant shipping".  Reuters.

August 4, 2004.  "USCG to check ports worldwide".  Military.com (AP).

July 30, 2004.  "Tom Ridge calls Port Canaveral a good model for seaport security".  Florida Today.

July 27, 2004.  "Coast Guard Implementing New Security Measures".  American Forces Information Service.

June 29, 2004.  "Federal, industry officials at odds over maritime security funding".  GovExec.com.

June 21, 2004.  "Secretary Tom Ridge Announces New Nationwide Port Security Improvements".  Homeland Security Press Room.

June 15, 2004.  "Ships and ports are terrorism's new frontier".  MSNBC News.

July 13, 2004.  "USF sonar guards GOP convention".  St. Petersburg Times Online Business.

June 9, 2004.  "Coast Guard expects facilities, vessels to meet deadline".  GovExec.com.

May 28, 2004.  "Homeland Security Threat Cited From Lack of U.S. Flag Shipping, Crew Presence in U.S. Ports".  tvworldwide.com.

May 25, 2004.  "Nearly 95 Percent of Ports Do Not Meet U.N. Safety Measures".  U.N. Wire.

May 21, 2004.  "National Safe Boating Week, 2004".   White House Proclamation.

May 8, 2004.  "Terrorism threat roils debate on LNG safety".  Press Herald Online News.

May 7, 2004.  "Time running out for ISPS readiness".  Shipping Times, The Business Times Online.

April 19, 2004.  "UN's World Maritime University Adopts US-developed Maritime Security Training Program".  eMediaWire.

April 15, 2004.  "FFC votes to boost electronic security for rails, ports."  Reuters/US Today.

April 12, 2004.  "Terror on the high seas".  International Herald Tribune.

April 11, 2004.  "Energy source or terror target?"  Push to build LNG terminals under fire across the country.  Sun Herald, MS.

April 8, 2004.  "Senate panel OKs rail, maritime security bills".  GovExec.com.

April 6, 2004.  "Marine Patrol adds coastal-security role".  Press Herald Online.

March 31, 2004.  "Worldwide Information Subsidiary Upgrades Harbor Safety and Border Security Offering to Include Nationwide Registry".  Yahoo Finance Press Release.

January 2, 2004.  "Funds for Port Security Center".  New York State Strategic Center for Port and Maritime Security is established.  The Rosslyn News.

January 1, 2004.  "Maritime Security Not Shipshape".  New York Post Online.

January 1, 2004.  "Planning lags for maritime security".  Press Herald Online.

January 1, 2004.  "Maritime security lag cited.  Ports, ships miss deadline to file antiterror plans".  Boston.com News.


December 15, 2003.  "$1.5 Million Launches First-In-Nation Program at SUNY Maritime".  Maritime and Port Security Center.  The Maritime Watch.

December 10, 2003.  "Department of Homeland Security Announces $179 Million in Grants to Secure America's Ports".  DHS Press Room.

October 10, 2003.  "Maine Port Tries to Hire Federal Baggage Checkers".  Fox News.

August 27, 2003.  "Local Police Divers Joining Fight Against Terrorism".  Seattle police undergo special underwater training.  Komo 4 News.

August 26, 2003.  "Al Qaeda Plans Underwater Attack".  NewsMax.com.

August 9, 2003.  "New ship tracking system to aid against terrorism".  The Milford Daily News.

May 16, 2003.  "Senators call for study of administration's port security efforts".  Government Executive Magazine.

May 16, 2003.  "Coalition targets maritime terrorism".  OregonLive.com.

May 2003.  "Interview with Admiral Thomas Collins".  Commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard discusses the Coast Guard's role in Homeland Security.

April 24, 2003.  "Customs official details work toward secure ports, borders".   GovExec.com.

April 15, 2003.  "Lawmakers fish for more port security funds".  GovExec.com.

March 20, 2003.  "Seaports called 'critically vulnerable' to terrorism".  GovExec.com.


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