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More people, more trade, more shipping demand?

Global group official warns that avoiding overcapacity and unsustainably low freight rates still major challenge

THE United Nations has revised its projections for population growth upwards to 8.6 billion in 2030, from 7.7 billion last year. Those figures were quoted by Simon Bennett, the deputy secretary-general of the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), the shipowners global representative body....

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