||Maritime Security Reports are
unclassified periodic publications prepared to inform the commercial maritime industry,
senior Maritime Administration officials, the Secretary of Transportation's Office of
Intelligence and Security, and the Security Subcommittee of the Interagency Committee on
the Marine Transportation System.
reports focus on international criminal activity and security issues which pose a threat
to U.S. commercial maritime interests and the movement of U.S. civilian cargoes in foreign
trade. The reports are intended to increase the awareness of the scope and severity
of economic crime affecting U.S. maritime commerce.
The Maritime Security Reports are produced under the
authorization of the Associate Administrator for Port, Intermodal, and Environmental
Questions or comments about reports can be directed
to Thomas Morelli, Program Manager, Port and Cargo Security, or Raymond Barberesi,
Director, Office of Ports and Domestic Shipping, Maritime Administration, U.S. Department
of Transportation, 400 Seventh Street, SW, Washington, D.C. 20590, or telephone (202)
366-7473, fax (202) 366-6988.