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Merchant Shipping in a Chinese Blockade of Taiwan

@inproceedings{Grubb2012MerchantSI,
  title={Merchant Shipping in a Chinese Blockade of Taiwan},
  author={M. Grubb},
  year={2012}
}
  • M. Grubb
  • Published 2012
  • Engineering
  • Abstract : There is substantial literature on the various methods and tactics the armed forces of the People's Republic of China (PRC) could employ to enforce a naval blockade of Taiwan during a Taiwan Strait crisis. However, there has been very little assessment of how the qualities of today's global maritime shipping industry might affect the effectiveness of a blockade. If China chose to implement a blockade, would the global maritime industry continue to utilize Taiwan's ports and support… CONTINUE READING
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