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Protecting Our Commerce: Enhancing the Security of America"s Ports

United States

Protecting Our Commerce: Enhancing the Security of America"s Ports

Hearing Before the Select Committee on Homeland Security, House of Represen

by United States

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Published by Government Printing Office .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages78
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10117962M
ISBN 100160743265
ISBN 109780160743269

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Protecting Our Commerce: Enhancing the Security of America"s Ports by United States Download PDF EPUB FB2

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It is a Nation shaped by seafarers who recognized the tremendous economic potential derived from unrestricted access to the oceans, internal waterways, deep-water ports and protected straits and bays. Reinventing the wheel on border security would be a waste of resources and would further delay real security at America's borders.

Following is a guideline for the Obama Administration and Congress. (c) The Secretary of State, the Secretary of Commerce, the Secretary of Health and Human Services, and the Secretary of Homeland Security.

2 days ago  The aim is to boost a port's safety and security, optimise management and allow for better planning. Automation is critical for enhancing the competitiveness and efficiency of a port, with. are an integral part of our Nation’s commerce. (2) United States ports handle over 95 percent of United States overseas trade.

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