Deep Sea and Foreign Going (EPUB)


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    Deep Sea and Foreign Going (EPUB) Read ß PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Å Rose George This was an interesting enough book about the shipping part of our capitalist world But from the perspective of a yacht on the ocean container ships are considerably less than amazing and somewhat frightening They often are on autopilot and no one is on watch or monitoring the radio they have such skeleton crews maybe only 6 people They sometimes run a black ship which means no navigation lights so you can't s

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    Read & Download Deep Sea and Foreign Going Rose George Å 5 Free read Deep Sea and Foreign Going (EPUB) If you are super super interested in shipping you're going to love this book I picked it up because of all the container shipping we've been doing with all these Wickeds It's an interesting book but I'm happy to sum it up for you in five handy points here1 Don't be a sailor2 Seriously it REAAAAAALLY sucks3 Like you'll get captured by a Somali pirate and that shit is no joke4 Also the shadowy individual who owns your boat whose name you wil

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    Deep Sea and Foreign Going (EPUB) Read ß PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Å Rose George This book is about the merchant ships which cross our oceans or specifically about container transporters as the author Rose George takes us on a journey on the huge container ship Maersk Kendal I found the book a bit piecemeal I can understand why George wanted to talk about the voyage she took and the people she met rath

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    Read & Download Deep Sea and Foreign Going Rose George Å 5 Free read Deep Sea and Foreign Going (EPUB) I love ships I remember looking at a silhouette picture of an old man in my ChildCraft set his hand on the shoulders of a young boy

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    Read & Download Deep Sea and Foreign Going Read ß PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Å Rose George Rose George Å 5 Free read I don't know who came up with the title for the book but they did the author a disservice If Sister Paul back in 8th Grade English would have been grading this book she would've given it a C circled the title in red and declared in big bold letters Has nothing to do with the story Rose George has written a travelogue an otherwise fine travelogue but one that really doesn't tell you all that much about the shipping industry At least not in t

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    Rose George Å 5 Free read Read ß PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Å Rose George Read & Download Deep Sea and Foreign Going Many books come along that state how a certain innovation product or idea changed the world The substitution of sugar for honey domestication of the horse creation of manned flight and invention of the telephone all shaped our modern worlds in ways that still continue to resonate But refined sugar has been discovered to be bad for u

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    Deep Sea and Foreign Going (EPUB) What might have been a must read book was nothing but a series of semi related term papers Pretty disappointed that the author I've already forgotten her name spent time discussing her vegetarian diet needs than on the companies operating these shipping lines What about a chapter on how these boxes get on the ship? Or how about how do they

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    Deep Sea and Foreign Going (EPUB) A Book Club selection about the shipping industry how we get 90% of our stuff The author boards a shipping container to learn about life in this somewhat secretive profession It's a lot interesting than it sounds with sea rescues piracy marine animals and land sanctuary out reaches where my dad used to volunteer A pretty painless way to educate myself about those huge ships chugging along on the horizon

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    Deep Sea and Foreign Going (EPUB) There is a high chance that you are reading this on some sort of screen that arrived in your country in a container or box having been shipped across the oceans of the world to the high street shop of your choice The ship t

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    Deep Sea and Foreign Going (EPUB) Rose George she of scatological fame is back at it In Ninety Percent of Everything she delves into the shipping industry The sheer magnitude of it The damage done to sea life And above all the human cost the dangers of being a victim of mostly Somali piracy the risk of capsizing and the devastating mind boggling

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En a travelogue an otherwise Minimalist Baker's Everyday Cooking: 101 Entirely Plant-based, Mostly Gluten-Free, Easy and Delicious Recipes fine travelogue but one that really doesn t tell you all that much about the shipping industry At least not in the detail that it promises You never do learn how the invisible industry actually puts clothes on your back gas in your car orood on your plate You do learn a great deal about how rough sea life is That doesn t mean that it
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a bad book The three uarters actually work mixing day to day observations with some backgroundhistorical information tossed in but then we pass the Suez some backgroundhistorical information tossed in but then we pass the Suez It s almost as if the experience through pirate infested waters throws her off course After that experience the book just drifts Even a rare rescue at sea towards the end of the book inds her desperately trying to recapture the reader s attention Her prose alls lat and seems uninspired It stands in marked contrast to an earlier description of a tragedy at sea and even the narrative highlight of her voyage traversing Somali waters Despite the 3 stars I cannot in good conscience recommend anyone splurging 2800 or the book Picking it up in the bargain bin or the library might work She Weeps Each Time You're Born for you What might have been a must read book was nothing but a series of semi related term papers Pretty disappointed that the author I ve alreadyorgotten her name spent time discussing her vegetarian diet needs than on the companies operating these shipping lines What about a chapter on how these boxes get on the ship Or how about how do they design and build these rigs Or maybe the actual operations and process of stopping or turning a ship The chapters about whal There is a high chance that you are reading this on some sort of screen that arrived in your country in a container or box having been shipped across the oceans of the world to the high street shop of your choice The ship that brought it was one of 40000 that ply the world s oceans carrying 80% of everything you purchase and 90% of the energy that you consume This huge global business is safely out of sight and out of mind you ve probably never even thought about itTo ind out about this secret behemoth George has travelled the across the seas on container ships and naval vessels talking to officers crew engineers chaplains and dockworkers to see if she can scratch the surface of it It is an industry that deliberately chooses opaueness ship owners sail under lags of convenience regulation is scant and rarely enforced and the law seems not to apply at sea She speaks to those who track some of the 10000 containers that Seven Days, Seven Dinners fall overboard each year environmentalists who are trying to tell us just how polluting the ships are and goes to Somalia to see the modern pirates being triedIn this book George concentrates on the effects of the shipping industry both positive and negative considers the challenges that itaces as costs are driven down and the implications of urther changes to come Rightly so she gets angry about lots the implications of urther changes to come Rightly so she gets angry about lots things pirates the scant respect of the law and the conditions that some crews have to suffer This is an industry that uses the If You're Missing Baby Jesus: A True Story that Embraces the Spirit of Christmas flag of convenience to escape taxes responsibilityor environmental disasters and has no desire to change at the moment but she does get drawn into the almost romantic notion of ploughing the oceans bringing goods rom araway places It is a good companion book to Down To The Sea With Ships by Horatio Clare 35 star. S She will meet the beachcombers who track the 10000 containers that are lost every year the robots who are gradually replacing human crews and the environmentalists campaigning to resist the tide of marine pollution Intrepid informed and tenacious George steers a sure course through the murky character rich waters of international shippi. Orted to Turks But that would be itFlags of conveniencemost ship owners operate decent ships that convenienceMost ship owners operate decent ships that safe and pay be itFlags of convenienceMost ship owners operate decent ships that are safe and pay crews properly But if you are unscrupulous there is no better place than behind a Anne Perrys Christmas Crimes (Christmas Stories, flag The ITF callslags of convenience a corporate veil The Economist a supporter of ree markets and so surely a supporter of this reest market of all calls them cat s cradles of ownership structures This White Water facility was best exposed by the oil tanker Erika which broke up off the coast of Brittany in 1999 polluting 250 miles of French coastline By the end French investigatorsound 12 shell companies standing between the ship and its beneficial owner The striking thing The Slave Dancer for investigators was not just the complexity of the ownership structure but how easy it was to put in placePollutionThe International Maritime Organization calls maritime transport a relatively small contributor to atmospheric emissions It would be if the industry weren t so successful There is so much of it It emits a billion tons of carbon a year and is responsibleor nearly 4 percent of greenhouse gases That is than aviation and road transport A giant ship can emit as much pollution into the atmosphere as a coal ired power stationPiracyPiracy is common For instance the ship Golden Blessing was hijacked recently and was taken to Somalia It was typical the ship Golden Blessing was hijacked recently and was taken to Somalia It was typical prey a low and slow tanker with no armed guards Pirates have never capture container ships because the reeboard the height of the ship between water line and deck is daunting The Sleep with the Fishes freeboard of the Maersk Kendal is 10 metresThe pirates are not after cargo They re not interested in the cargo They only have beaches in Somalia They can t even unload it All they want is the ship and the crew Expensive cargoes mean higher ransoms though so they would never turn down a tankerForty two thousand merchant vessels come through the High Risk Area every year and the distances to patrol are dizzying A European Union Navel Forces commander compared hisorce s task to that of patrolling Western Europe with a couple of police cars whose top speed is 15 miles an hour For most of the last decade it has been accepted that modern piracy is the bloodless kind These pirates are rational economic actors who understand that every ship is insured and that insurers will pay They operate according to understandable business norms I read studies that analyse piracy as a market dependent crime I read that the average profit margin The Apache Wars: The Hunt for Geronimo, the Apache Kid, and the Captive Boy Who Started theLongest War in American History for piracy in 2010 was 25 30 percent In the same year Harvard Business School chose Somali piracy as the best business model of the yearArmed security costs around 50000 per transit through the High Risk Area but it is an economical expense some insurers now reduce premiums if armed guards are on board by up to 75 percent No ship carrying armed guards has yet been hijacked The dead man s alarmThe rules on the bridge of the ship are strict Any officer on watch may sit down but he must neverall asleep Every 11 minutes the dead man s alarm sounds and must be switched off to encourage wakefulness hide spoiler I don t know who came up with the title or the book but they did the author a disservice If Sister Paul back in 8th Grade English would have been grading this book she would ve given it a C circled the title in red and declared in big bold letters Has nothing to do with the story Rose George has writt. Ts dubious practices often slip under the radar of regulators In this uniue investigation Rose George has travelled the high seas with their powerful naval leets pirate gangs and illegal A World on Fire floatingactories as well as visiting the ports and their land bound dockworkers tycoons missionaries stevedores border control guards and ship spotter. This was an interesting enough book about the shipping part of our capitalist world But rom the perspective of a yacht on the ocean container ships are considerably less than amazing and somewhat rightening They often are on autopilot and no one is on watch or monitoring the radio they have such skeleton crews maybe only 6 people They sometimes run a black ship which means no navigation lights so you can t see their hulks on a cloudy moonless night even though you can hear their engines rom uite a long way off The crew have no idea they are bearing down on a small sailing yacht and would not even know if they sank one I believe this is the 100 ways to Fight the Flab - and still have wine and chocolate fate of many yachts lost at seaI sailed the Atlantic with threeriends on a 34 catamaran unfortunately the skipper was a paranoid alcoholic He had some sort of psychotic break when we got stuck in the doldrums after Cape Verde and thereafter spent most of his time on the sail bags with a machete at one side a bottle of spirits at the other After our The Oxford New Greek Dictionary fridge broke down every time he saw a container ship the only ships we ever saw he would radioor them to dinghy over ice They never answered the radio We saw six ships between Cape Verde and Brazil The ocean is a lonely place Plenty of dolphins though especially on a stormy night with no light other than the phosphorescence of the sea spray This book is about the merchant ships which cross our oceans or specifically about container transporters as the author Rose George takes us on a journey on the huge container ship Maersk Kendal I ound the book a bit piecemeal I can understand why George wanted to talk about the Voyage She Took And she took and people she met rather than give us an analytical run down on the state of shipping I do however think the book could have been greatly enhanced with the inclusion of some charts and diagrams to illustrate the way that commercial shipping has changed in recent years Instead we got little snips as the book progressed and I The New Job Security found that rather unsatisfactory The book didn t concentrate enough on human stories to be carriedorward and I The Day Fidel Died: Cuba in the Age of Raúl, Obama, and the Rolling Stones (A Vintage Short) found that rather unsatisfactory The book didn t concentrate enough on human stories to be carriedorward that umbrella nor was it clear enough in giving us information about today s shipping so I The New Odyssey: The Story of Europe's Refugee Crisis found it rather bitty One thing that did come across clearly was the incredibly tough life that a lot of sailors experience Unlike land based companies which usually have to adhere to welfare laws or even union pressure it seems that on the high seas often anything goesI shall end with some uotesrom the book with a The Jumbee few of the things that stood outor me view spoiler Ship crewsIn 1961 the UK had 142462 working seafarers now they number around 24000 The situation is the same with the USA the US To Helvetica and Back fleet has declined by 82 percent since 1951Before the oil crisis in 1973 there were British crews British labour laws After that they took the companies offshore says the captain They offered us contracts with 30 percent lower wages take it or leave itMany of the crews are Asian The citizens of rich countries own the ships but they are manned by the cheap labour of Filipinos Bangladeshis Chinese and Indonesians These people have lower taxes relaxed labour laws andewer if any unions British exportsBritain is post industrial and has little to export Waste and hot air one laconic port official said when I asked him what our exports consist of He could have included weapons too and scrap metal exp. There are 40000 reighters on the seas Between them they carry 80% of the world's trade and 90% of its energy Nearly everything we eat wear and work with has spent some time on a ship And yet this massive global industry has remained largely unexamined it passes by out of sight of most of us and through the 'flags of convenience' system ,
Deep Sea and Foreign Going