Report of the Cargo Security Symposium: Results of the Plenary and Breakout Session Discussions, 24-25 September 2009

This paper reports on the Cargo Security Symposium, held in Reston, Virginia on 24-25 September 2009. The purpose of the symposium was to inform and guide the development of a national strategy for reducing the maritime security risks present in the bulk transportation and transfer of Certain Dangerous Cargo (CDC) within ports and waterways of the United States. Attendees represented a diverse mix of industry (shippers, facility operators, and carriers), state and local government representatives (law enforcement, emergency response, and homeland security), other government agencies, congressional staff, legal and insurance industries, and U.S. Coast Guard (field and headquarters) representatives.


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  • Media Type: Web
  • Features: Appendices; Glossary; Photos;
  • Pagination: 36p

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  • Accession Number: 01153473
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Mar 18 2010 2:39PM