The Legal Regimes in Container Security

  • Girish Gujar
  • Adolf K. Y. Ng
  • Zaili Yang
Part of the Palgrave Studies in Maritime Economics book series (PSME)


This chapter looks at the vexing issue of current security regulations and discusses the major legal regimes that govern container security. After a brief introduction on the quest for effective security systems, the chapter introduces the legal regimes in container security in the USA, EU, and other parts of the world, respectively. The roles of the private sector in container security are also addressed.


Security regulations Legal regimes Roles of the private sector 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Girish Gujar
    • 1
  • Adolf K. Y. Ng
    • 2
  • Zaili Yang
    • 3
  1. 1.Division of Business and ManagementBeijing Normal University-Hong Kong Baptist University United International CollegeZhuhaiChina
  2. 2.Department of Supply Chain ManagementAsper School of Business St. John’s College University of ManitobaWinnipegCanada
  3. 3.Department of Maritime & Mechanical EngineeringLiverpool John Moores UniversityLiverpoolUK

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