TITLE

Locked and secure?

AUTHOR(S)
Mangat, Annu
PUB. DATE
October 2003
SOURCE
Journal of Commerce (1542-3867);10/6/2003, Vol. 4 Issue 40, p27
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses how insurers and international regulators are cracking down on improperly stuffed containers. Incidents involving containers; Information on International Maritime Organization regulations; Comments from Captain James McNamara, president of the New York-based National Cargo Bureau. INSET: WHERE TO TURN.
ACCESSION #
11045513

 

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