The Issue of Deploying Technology

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


This chapter considers maritime security as it appears at headquarters, considering how container security relates to the national security calculus, and how it is (not) pursued by the responsible state agencies in different national contexts with an emphasis on how to methodologically deploy technology to reduce associated risks. In this context, it proposes the CRAVE (costs, risks, and values evaluation) framework for GTD decisions, including supply chain security. It discusses the role of technology in container security and illustrates the characteristics of container security strategic decisions. Also, it explains the CRAVE framework, including how it can be used to make good decisions in container security.


CRAVE framework Technology Security decisions 


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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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