Themes

Subsea Cable Protection
Undersea cables are the lifeline of the contemporary global economy. Up to 95% of all data transmissions depends on the cables. This includes financial transactions, emails, cloud storage or video conferencing. Also subsea electricity cables are becoming more important to connect the green economy. Yet, this crucial infrastructure is hardly ...
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Maritime Security in Ghana (AMARIS)
The negative impacts of maritime insecurities on development, trade and human security are increasingly recognised. What are the effects of current responses to maritime insecurity? How can countries with high levels of maritime insecurity be better supported? To answer these questions, the research project Analyzing Maritime Insecurity in Ghana (AMARIS) ...
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UK Maritime Security
Maritime security is of critical importance to the UK. 95 per cent of all UK imports and exports move by sea through over 400 British ports. UK waters host rich fishing grounds, critical infrastructure such as undersea cables, oil rigs and wind farms, as well as seven coastal nuclear power ...
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Regional responses to maritime security
Addressing maritime security and responding to blue crimes has led to various regional mechanisms through which actors aim at coordination, information sharing and mutual learning. In many of the worlds maritime regions this has led to a significant institutional complexity as well as sometimes fragmentation. SafeSeas studies different regional constellations ...
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Blue Crime
What do we know about transnational organised crime at sea? How do such blue crimes manifest, how do they intersect and are related to crime on land? What kind of data on blue crime is collected? These are the core questions that the Blue Crime Evidence Base project is addressing ...
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Capacity Building Best Practices
From 2017 to 2018 SafeSeas conducted a detailed study of the experiences in capacity building for maritime security in the Western Indian Ocean. This let to a range of lessons learned and best practices summarised in the best practice toolkit titled "Mastering Maritime Security. Reflexive Capacity Building and the Experience ...
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