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Half-hearted support for shipping's global regulator

Most countries have an appalling record when it comes to ratifying maritime conventions; apart from various political reasons, the truth is shipping is not high up on their list of priorities

THE people at both the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), whose member national shipowner associations represent over 80 per cent of the world merchant fleet, and also at the Comité Maritime International (CMI), the international association for maritime lawyers, are very polite and choose...

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