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Shipping losses continue to fall but not in SE Asia

Accidents at sea are due to bad weather and human error, including inadequate shore-side support, commercial pressures and tight schedules

ALMOST a third of shipping losses in 2017 - 30 in number - occurred in the South China, Indochina, Indonesia and Philippines maritime region, causing certain sections of the press to call the area the "new Bermuda Triangle". Certainly, losses were up but there is no real mystery as to why....