International Maritime Shipping Week ran from 12-18 August, 2013. While we often discuss the threats to maritime shipping, this week looks at dangers arising from such global trade, and possible mitigations.
Please note that the submissions of our contributors express the opinions of the authors alone and do not necessarily reflect the views of their organization or CIMSEC.
LT Matt Hipple, USN: Welcome to International Maritime Shipping Week
CDR Chris Rawley, USNR: Smashing Maritime Ratlines – A Team Sport
James Bridger, Delex: Egyptian Instability and Suez Canal Insecurity
Armando Heredia: The Great Oil Contango of 2008-2009 and Maritime Security
Michael Haas, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology: Shipping as a Repository of Strategic Vulnerability
Sherman Patrick, U.S. Senate Staffer: Gooey Kablooey: How Agro-Terrorists Will Destroy You By Destroying Your Food
Emil Maine, Heritage: A National Strategy for Global Supply Chain Security
LT Matt McLaughlin, USNR: Cruisin’ for a Bruisin’