How to Thwart Success in Piracy: Core Strategies of Security Chapter uri icon


  • Many piracy security experts agree that the level of lethal violence will continue to accelerate resulting in small wars on the open sea [Christie C (2011) Piracy likely to escalate into small wars says expert. Maritime Reporter and MarineNews Magazine Online (March 24, 2011). Available online ]. If the events begin to resemble small wars then new security defenses are needed. Vessel operators can learn from military strategy to adopt company strategies that reduce the ability of pirates to be successful.

author list (cited authors)

  • Mileski, J. P., Mejia, M. Q., & Carchidi, A. D.

citation count

  • 3

complete list of authors

  • Mileski, Joan P||Mejia, Maximo Q||Carchidi, Arielle D

editor list (cited editors)

  • Mejia, J., Kojima, C., & Sawyer, M.

Book Title

  • Piracy at Sea

publication date

  • January 2013