HISTORIC rules to clean up pollution in the shipping industry are two weeks from taking effect, but there are signs that enforcing the new legislation will prove tricky.

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THE London headquarters of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) was a busy place last week. Almost 400 representatives from nearly 70 countries, as well as from the United Nations...

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ON THE elderly small training vessel which I skipper frequently there are very few alarms. The set-up is still very similar to bridges of the typical merchant ships in the seventies, before the...