Critical Issues in Sea-Air Transport Security

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


This chapter addresses two rising issues in security, namely air security and cybersecurity in the context of maritime transport. It introduces the growth of aviation and aviation security and discusses whether privatization is the right approach for aviation security. Also, it introduces cybersecurity and maritime transport and highlights the importance of developing security awareness.


Air security Cybersecurity Security awareness 


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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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