I’ve just finished reading a really fascinating account by Rose George of life aboard a modern container ship on a voyage from Felixtowe to Singapore. Packed with information about piracy, pollution, dodgy ‘flags of convenience’, and a whole lot more besides, it’s a healthy reminder of the vast scale and vital importance of what she calls ‘the invisible industry’. 298 more words
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In 1998 a ship toured around the world for two years with nothing but an exhibition for cargo.