Terrorism on the Sea, Piracy, and Maritime Security

Publication Type:

Journal Article


Information & Security: An International Journal, Volume 19, p.102-114 (2006)


Education of Maritime Personnel, International Terrorism, Maritime Security, Maritime Transport System, Piracy, Tactical Forms, Terrorism at Sea


Analyzing sea terrorism and its influence on maritime security, the authors reveal the main sources of this phenomenon, its character and strong connection with piracy. The article examines major tactical forms, ways and methods used by sea terrorists and the necessity to adapt the system for education of maritime personnel.