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Environmental Initiatives

Shipping is the least environmentally damaging form of commercial transport and, compared with land based industry, is a comparatively minor contributor to pollution from human activities.

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The Principal Regulations Governing Maritime Safety

The following are the major international shipping conventions, adopted by the International Maritime Organization (and the International Labour Organization) concerning safety and pollution prevention.

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Safety and Regulation: Reduction in the Number of Ship Losses

Relatively few ships actually sink at sea. The vast majority of the following "losses" simply refer to ships which are damaged and "written off" by the hull insurers as being beyond economical repair - described by underwriters as "total constructive losses".

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