Models of Container Port Security

  • Xufan ZhangEmail author
  • Michael Roe


Maritime security issues and their framework, the Container Security Initiative (CSI) and its controversial implications and port competition theories have been thoroughly reviewed. A study on the long-term analysis on the effects of security initiatives on EU seaports is needed to fill the research gaps which have been identified. This chapter focuses on the CSI and its implications for EU container seaport competition. A conceptual model and five conceptual assumptions are developed to assist to achieve the aim and objectives.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of LogisticsBeijing WuZi UniversityBeijingChina
  2. 2.Graduate School of ManagementPlymouth UniversityPlymouthUK

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