Maritime Terror: Protecting Yourself, Your Vessel, and Your Crew Against Piracy
High-seas hijackings, hostile boardings, and robberies at port or anchorage have exploded worldwide, and today's pirates are more daring, ... Show synopsis High-seas hijackings, hostile boardings, and robberies at port or anchorage have exploded worldwide, and today's pirates are more daring, sophisticated, and violent than ever before. Before a ship sets sail, a comprehensive maritime security plan is essential to ensure the safety of vessel and crew. This revised and updated edition of Maritime Terror is designed to help modern seamen--from commercial ship captains to yacht owners--formulate that plan. It offers sound advice on how to recognize and defend against a broad range of threats--from stowaways to terrorist suicide attackers. Drawing on decades of naval and SEAL team training and professional experience, the authors provide guidance on detecting, deterring, and, if necessary, destroying maritime attackers. Highlights include: presailing security checklists for high-risk transits multiple methods to detect threats at sea essential equipment for maritime security emergency procedures for hostile boarding attacks comprehensive guidelines for legally stowing and using firearms in port and at sea advice on hardened safe rooms and vessel protection detachments Make sure your maritime travels don't run into catastrophe at the hands of pirates or terrorists. Let Maritime Terror help you formulate, provision, train, and test a vessel security plan to ensure a safe and successful transit through hostile waters.