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Explaining groundings

A new loss prevention video from a P&I club contains important messages for the shipping industry to heed

Undue haste: A container washed ashore on New Zealand's Waihi Beach from the stricken container ship Rena. The master had been in a hurry to make the tide at Tauranga and keep to schedule. - PHOTO: BLOOMBERG

THE shipping industry has grabbed the attention of the general public, and politicians, over the past couple of years in a way it would much prefer not to have done. There have been a number of bad accidents, including the high-profile groundings of the cruise ship Costa Concordia and the 3,351-...

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