Editorial & Personal Reviews

"Maritime Security An Introduction" by Michael McNicholas - invaluable unique guidance for the professionals who protect our shipping and ports and the academic student of Homeland/Maritime Security.

Although the book is titled as an introduction it is much more than a cursory overview, and should be required...

adobe icon Reviewed by: Dr. Richard Ward, Saom/m Houston State University - 2008 (ASIS Councils Newsletter page 3 of 6) (64KB)


As an introductory book on this topic, it is excellent...

adobe icon Reviewed by: W Hutchinson, Perth, Australia (61KB)


Must reading...

MUST reading for all in the maritime sector…written by a true maritime security expert!
A. Paul Anderson
CEO of Tampa Port Authority
(Former) Commissioner
Federal Maritime Commission


The author is an expert...

The author is an expert in maritime security and this book is excellent….highly recommended!
Bill DeWitt
Vice President, Safety & Security
Stevedoring Services of America (SSA Marine) & CARRIX


Excellent, informative book...

"Excellent, informative book.....translating for use in China!!!
Director Zhang
Waterborne Transportation Institute
Ministry of Communications
People’s Republic of China
Chinese Edition now available!


Academy, College & University

Currently used at the following schools:

  • Angelo State University
  • British Columbia Institute of Technology [BCIT]
  • Cape Cod Community College
  • Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Daytona Beach [ERAU]
  • Memorial University of Newfoundland [MUN]
  • Nicholls State University
  • US Coast Guard Academy
  • US Merchant Marine Academy
  • US Navy War College
  • State University of New York
  • Texas A & M University-College Station (Main Campus) [TAMU]
  • The Ohio State University
  • Tiffin University
  • Tulane University
  • Turkish Naval War College