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A blend of factoids, anecdotes and even a touch of romanticism color this brief but enlightening look at the “secret shipping industry.” In an effort to eliminate what the first sea lord of the British admiralty has referred to as “sea blindness,” journalistic adventurer Rose George shares her experiences aboard the Maersk Kendal in this informative presentation. getAbstract recommends her enlightening tidbits to supply chain strategists and environmentalists who seek an introduction to the world of shipping.

In this summary, you will learn

  • Why the general public suffers from “sea blindness” and
  • How the global shipping industry affects the economy and the environment.
 

About the Speaker

Rose George is a researcher and journalist with a penchant for illuminating hidden or undiscussed issues.

 

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