- Blends academic knowledge with real-world experiences
- Drawn from subject matter experts in academia, importers and exporters, transportation firms, and trade intermediaries
- Breadth of multidisciplinary coverage from maritime supply chains, port and maritime operations, as well as cyber and physical security
Section I Introduction 1. 9/11, MTSA and how we got to where we are
Section II Overview of Intermodal Maritime Operations 2. Intermodalism History, Advantages, and Disadvantages 3. Water and Landside Components 4. Other Transportation Modes
Section III The Nature of Intermodal Maritime Security Risk 5. Nature of the Intermodal Maritime Security Risk 6. Components of Intermodal Maritime Security Risk 7. Threats from Terrorists and other Violent Non-State Actors 8. Physical and Technological Considerations 9. Vulnerabilities, Gaps and the Future of Physical and Technological Security Measures 10. Information Security and Cyber Threats and Vulnerabilities
Section IV Security Measures and Public Policy 11. Multilateral Trading Partner Policies 12. Intermodal Transport Security: An Israeli Perspective
Section V Risk Mitigation Approach 13. Assessment at Foreign Ports of Loading 14. In-Transit Threats and Risk Management 15. Assessment at U.S. Ports 16. Routing Analysis, Risk and Resiliency
Section VI The Way Forward: Recommendations 17. Application of Systems Theory 18. Public Policy and Security Partnerships 19. Intermodal Maritime Security: Where Do We Go From Here?
Gary Gordon is Senior Adjunct Professor at the University of Massachusetts Lowell. Previously he held positions as a railroad engineering officer, U.S. Army transportation officer, U.S. Government transportation security director and transportation operations, infrastructure and security consultant. He is co-author, with Richard Young, of "Railway Security: Protecting Against Manmade and Natural Disasters, on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Transportation Security and a member of the Society of American Military Engineers' Resilience Community of Interest. His work has been published in The Military Engineer, Transportation Research Record of the Transportation Research Board, Journal of Emergency Management, and Encyclopedia of Security and Emergency Management.
Young, Richard R.
Richard Young is Distinguished Professor of Supply Chain Management at Pennsylvania State University. Previously he held corporate supply chain management positions and was as consultant for a wide range of transportation and industrial firms. He is on the editorial boards of several supply chain journals, a Fulbright German Research Scholar, and received the Distinguished Educator Award of the National Defense Transportation Association. His work has been published in Journal of Transportation Security, Transportation Journal, International Journal of Physical Distribution and Logistics Management, Journal of Supply Chain Management, International Journal of Logistics Management, and Journal of Emergency Management.