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FEWER ships get into real trouble these days than a few decades ago, but when they do, the risks can be much greater now, with very large vessels and massive quantities of pollutive substances...

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THE shipping industry can be forgiven for focusing on how it will cope with next January's mandatory global 0.50 per cent sulphur in fuel cap. Understandably short and medium term factors are...

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LAST week I attended a lecture in London which was the most thought provoking I have heard for a very long time. The speaker was Captain Michael Lloyd, a retired ship's master with many years...

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NO APOLOGIES for getting a bit technical this week. It is for a good reason.