There are 100,000 freighters on the seas. Between them they carry nearly everything we eat, wear and work with. In this unique investigation, Rose George joins the crew of a container ship to chart the murky waters of international shipping, with its powerful naval fleets, pirate gangs, and illegal floating factories, to reveal the hidden industry upon which our world turns and our future depends.
Publisher: Granta Books ISBN: 9781846272998 Number of pages: 320 Weight: 226 g Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 19 mm
The vital yet almost alien world of container shipping is the subject of this fascinating book, and it reveals a murky and dangerous industry indeed. Joining a Maersk vessel for a shipping run, Rose George reveals the...
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