The Implications for Container Port Security

  • Xufan ZhangEmail author
  • Michael Roe


The aim of this chapter is to discuss the findings from the secondary data collected in the literature review and the primary data from the Delphi survey. It starts with a discussion of the Delphi technique and then gives a critical analysis of its implementation. The conceptual model will be discussed to establish if it has succeeded in capturing the complexities and relations among the variables identified in the current maritime security area, namely maritime transport risk; maritime security regimes; implementation of the CSI and EU container seaport competition, and integrating with the results of the Delphi study. The discussion will make specific reference to the five conceptual assumptions developed in Chapter  4. This chapter also takes into consideration any changes that have continued to occur in maritime security.


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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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