A deadly situation

September 2003
Journal of Commerce (1542-3867);9/22/2003, Vol. 4 Issue 38, p28
Provides information on the status of the breakbulk ships sector, according to a study on maritime safety conducted by the London, England-based Royal Institute of Naval Architects. Number of cargo ships and seafarers that disappeared each year from 1995 to 2000; Safety measures omitted by shipowners to recover from the effect of containerization; Efforts of maritime industries and groups in Europe and in the U.S. to prevent substandard ships from being used.


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