Issues in Cruise Ship Safety & Security

Issues in Cruise Ship Safety & Security by Unknown


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Unknown
ISBN
9781611225280
Published
Binding
Hardcover
Pages
175
Dimensions
230 x 155mm

Cruise ships are the single largest passenger conveyances in the world, with one ship currently in service that can carry more than 8,500 passengers and crew. The Coast guard considers cruise ships to be highly attractive targets to terrorists, and according to a 2008 RAND Corporation report, cruise ships can represent high-prestige symbolic targets for terrorists. Additionally, in recent years, there have been increased incidences of sexual assault, theft and bodily injury aboard cruise ships. This book examines cruise ship safety and the potential steps for keeping Americans safe at sea.
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Cruise ships are the single largest passenger conveyances in the world, with one ship currently in service that can carry more than 8,500 passengers and crew. The Coast guard considers cruise ships to be highly attractive targets to terrorists, and according to a 2008 RAND Corporation report, cruise ships can represent high-prestige symbolic targets for terrorists. Additionally, in recent years, there have been increased incidences of sexual assault, theft and bodily injury aboard cruise ships. This book examines cruise ship safety and the potential steps for keeping Americans safe at sea.
ISBN:
9781611225280
Publication Date:
26 / 01 / 2012
Pages:
175
Dimensions:
230 x 155mm

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