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Sailing through a minefield of rules

Shipowners need to pay attention to the laws regarding the transport of passengers and goods between two sea ports in the same country

A LONG time ago, when I was cadet, we all tried to get sent to one of a fleet of small cargo ships managed by our company that carried wood pulp and paper from Canada to Britain. Given that this involved crossing the North Atlantic in 4,000 dwt vessels, this may seem a bit odd.

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