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Title: Meeting the Requirements of the SAFE Port Act

Abstract

An old idea has been reintroduced that has the potential of meeting the elusive requirements of the SAFE Port Act without killing the economy in the process. The proposed solution, the Portunus Concept developed by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, proposes a set of offshore ports that are close enough to shore to support a vibrant hub-and-spoke cargo distribution system, yet far enough from shore to mitigate the threat from weapons of mass destruction (WMD). This off-shore approach to cargo distribution may offer many-fold benefits to security and the economy, including protecting the homeland without the limitation of depending upon foreign country’s adherence to U.S. security policy.

Authors:
 [1]
  1. Lawrence Livermore National Lab. (LLNL), Livermore, CA (United States)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Lawrence Livermore National Lab. (LLNL), Livermore, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1424081
Report Number(s):
LLNL-JRNL-724658
Journal ID: ISSN 1545-9047
Grant/Contract Number:  
AC52-07NA27344; W-7405-Eng-48
Resource Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Homeland Security Today
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Name: Homeland Security Today; Journal ID: ISSN 1545-9047
Publisher:
Government Technology Services & Coalition
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
29 ENERGY PLANNING, POLICY, AND ECONOMY; Business and Economics; Science and Technology

Citation Formats

Glauser, Hank. Meeting the Requirements of the SAFE Port Act. United States: N. p., 2018. Web.
Glauser, Hank. Meeting the Requirements of the SAFE Port Act. United States.
Glauser, Hank. Tue . "Meeting the Requirements of the SAFE Port Act". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1424081.
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