The Resource Maritime security : observations on selected aspects of the SAFE Port Act : testimony before the Subcommittee on Border, Maritime, and Global Counterterrorism, Committee on Homeland Security, House of Representatives, statement of Stephen L. Caldwell

Maritime security : observations on selected aspects of the SAFE Port Act : testimony before the Subcommittee on Border, Maritime, and Global Counterterrorism, Committee on Homeland Security, House of Representatives, statement of Stephen L. Caldwell

Label
Maritime security : observations on selected aspects of the SAFE Port Act : testimony before the Subcommittee on Border, Maritime, and Global Counterterrorism, Committee on Homeland Security, House of Representatives
Title
Maritime security
Title remainder
observations on selected aspects of the SAFE Port Act : testimony before the Subcommittee on Border, Maritime, and Global Counterterrorism, Committee on Homeland Security, House of Representatives
Statement of responsibility
statement of Stephen L. Caldwell
Title variation
  • Maritime security
  • Observations on selected aspects of the SAFE Port Act
Title variation remainder
observations on selected aspects of the Maritime Transportation Security Act of 2002, the Security and Accountability for Every Port Act (SAFE Port Act)
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
OIQ
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Caldwell, Stephen L
Government publication
federal national government publication
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • United States
  • United States
Series statement
Testimony
Series volume
GAO-07-754 T
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States.
  • Ports of entry
  • Customs administration
Label
Maritime security : observations on selected aspects of the SAFE Port Act : testimony before the Subcommittee on Border, Maritime, and Global Counterterrorism, Committee on Homeland Security, House of Representatives, statement of Stephen L. Caldwell
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from title screen (viewed on July 2, 2007)
  • "April 26, 2007."
  • Paper version available from: U.S. Govt. Accountability Office, 441 G St., NW, Rm. LM, Washington, D.C. 20548
  • Includes list of related GAO products
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
What GAO found -- Summary -- Prior actions have improved port security, but challenges remain -- Area committees and interagency operational centers have become important forums for coordination and information-sharing across agencies -- Area plans are in place but do not address natural disasters -- Maritime security exercises require a broader scope and participation -- Coast Guard is in process of evaluating the security of foreign ports -- Port facility security efforts are long standing, but additional challenges have emerged -- Coast Guard faces challenges in monitoring compliance of maritime facilities -- TSA has made progress in implementing the TWIC Program, but challenges remain -- Multiple background check programs for transportation workers need to be coordinated -- Container security programs maturing, but implementation challenges continue -- Automated targeting system continues to require management action -- CSI Program has matured but challenges remain -- DOE has made progress with Megaports Program -- Secure freight initiative only recently announced -- C-TPAT maturing, but validation and other management challenges remain -- DHS's emphasis on security issues has contributed to diminished attention on customs revenue functions -- Although improving, CBP failed to maintain mandated staffing levels for customs revenue positions -- CBP lacks a strategic workforce plan, but some steps taken to improve its human capital management as it faces key challenges -- CBP's public reporting does not ensure accountability for customs revenue functions -- Concluding observations
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
41 pages
Form of item
electronic
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
digital, PDF file.
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: Internet from GPO Access web site. Address as of 7/2/07: http://frwebgate.access.gpo.gov/cgi-bin/getdoc.cgi?dbname=gao&docid=f:d07754t.pdf; current access available via PURL
Label
Maritime security : observations on selected aspects of the SAFE Port Act : testimony before the Subcommittee on Border, Maritime, and Global Counterterrorism, Committee on Homeland Security, House of Representatives, statement of Stephen L. Caldwell
Publication
Note
  • Title from title screen (viewed on July 2, 2007)
  • "April 26, 2007."
  • Paper version available from: U.S. Govt. Accountability Office, 441 G St., NW, Rm. LM, Washington, D.C. 20548
  • Includes list of related GAO products
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
What GAO found -- Summary -- Prior actions have improved port security, but challenges remain -- Area committees and interagency operational centers have become important forums for coordination and information-sharing across agencies -- Area plans are in place but do not address natural disasters -- Maritime security exercises require a broader scope and participation -- Coast Guard is in process of evaluating the security of foreign ports -- Port facility security efforts are long standing, but additional challenges have emerged -- Coast Guard faces challenges in monitoring compliance of maritime facilities -- TSA has made progress in implementing the TWIC Program, but challenges remain -- Multiple background check programs for transportation workers need to be coordinated -- Container security programs maturing, but implementation challenges continue -- Automated targeting system continues to require management action -- CSI Program has matured but challenges remain -- DOE has made progress with Megaports Program -- Secure freight initiative only recently announced -- C-TPAT maturing, but validation and other management challenges remain -- DHS's emphasis on security issues has contributed to diminished attention on customs revenue functions -- Although improving, CBP failed to maintain mandated staffing levels for customs revenue positions -- CBP lacks a strategic workforce plan, but some steps taken to improve its human capital management as it faces key challenges -- CBP's public reporting does not ensure accountability for customs revenue functions -- Concluding observations
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
41 pages
Form of item
electronic
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
digital, PDF file.
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: Internet from GPO Access web site. Address as of 7/2/07: http://frwebgate.access.gpo.gov/cgi-bin/getdoc.cgi?dbname=gao&docid=f:d07754t.pdf; current access available via PURL

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