Select Books is pleased to announce the publication of our latest title Realising Safe and Secure Seas for All: International Maritime Security Conference 2009.
This title is co-published with the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies and the Republic of Singapore Navy.
It is a compilation of the proceedings arising from the inaugural International Maritime Security Conference 2009 held on 13-14 May 2009 in Singapore. The conference was organised by the Republic of Singapore Navy and the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies and was held concurrently with the 7th IMDEX Asia 2009.
The conference sought to promote global maritime safety and security and to update maritime practitioners on the latest cooperative efforts and technological developments in the maritime domain. It brought together senior maritime defence officers, maritime security enforcement agencies, think tanks, researchers, academia, policy makers, maritime and port authorities, shipping practitioners, shipping lawyers, technology companies, maritime service providers, classification societies, maritime training institutes, security training providers, security system and equipment vendors from the Asia-Pacific and beyond to participate in the exchange of knowledge and experience. In particular senior naval officers and officials from Australia, China, France, India, Italy, Japan, Singapore, the United Kingdom, the United States and the International Maritime Organisation presented at the conference.
Contributors to this volume, which is edited by Joshua Ho, include Carlyle Thayer, Geoffrey Till, Ito Yoshiaki and Robert Willard.