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Organizations relating to Shipping

Small Vessel Shipping Project / Est. 1980
Maritime Organization of West and Central Africa / Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire / Est. 1975
International Shipping Institute
North Sea Hydrographic Commission / Monaco, Monaco / Est. 1962
Caribbean Multinational Shipping Company / Est. 1975
British Commonwealth Merchant Shipping / Est. 1931
Intergovernmental Group to Monitor the Supply and Shipping of Oil and Petroleum Products to South Africa / Est. 1986
International Cable Protection Committee / Lymington, UK / Est. 1958
Arab Federation of Chambers of Shipping / Alexandria, Egypt / Est. 2002
International Maritime Organization / London, UK / Est. 1948
European Community Shipowners' Associations / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1965
Nordisk Skibsrederforening / Oslo, Norway / Est. 1889
Latin American Shipping Commission / Est. 1986
International Shipowners' Association / Est. 1970
International Maritime Radio Association / London, UK / Est. 1928
European Inland Transport Council / Est. 1992
European Association for Shipping Informatics / Est. 1980
Baltafrika / Est. 1967
Pacific Forum Line / Est. 1977
ECO Shipping Company / Est. 1995
ESPA MARITIEM and LOGISTIEK / Ekeren, Belgium / Est. 1966
Inter-Governmental Standing Committee on Shipping / Mombasa, Kenya / Est. 1967
Shipping Committee for Central America
IMO International Maritime Law Institute / Msida, Malta / Est. 1988
Information Service for Technical Assistance in Shipping and Ports to Developing Countries / Est. 1980

View all profiles (74 total) in the Yearbook of International Organizations

World Problems relating to Shipping

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Substandard shipping vessels
Overpopulation of shipping vessels
Over-concentration of ownership of maritime fleets
Liner shipping cartels
Evasion of shipping regulations and taxes by flags of convenience
Environmental impacts of shipping
Obstacles for developing countries ocean shipping
Unfair shipping practices in bulk trades
Instability of ocean freight rates
Imbalances in the dry bulk shipping industry
Restrictive transnational corporation control of bulk shipping
Excess capacity in the shipping industry
Shipping risk
Lack of capital investment in developing countries shipping
Shipping industry resistance to double-hulled oil tankers
Seabed obstructions as shipping hazards
Violation of the right to the international freedom of movement of shipping
Inefficient shipping procedures and documentation
International imbalance in shipping fleets
Mined international waterways as shipping hazards
Ineffective self-regulation in the shipping industry
Unfair surcharges in ocean freight
Ocean shipment delays

Action Strategies relating to Shipping

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Providing fair shipping practices
Modernizing shipping service
Establishing shipping operations
Shipping waste
Identifying obstacles for international ocean shipping
Improving capacity of shipping systems
Assessing extent of marine pollution in areas with congested shipping lanes
Affecting international merchant shipping
Reducing flag discrimination in shipping
Increasing efficiency of shipping procedures and documentation
Establishing shipping procedures and documentation
Shipping
Restricting shipping practices
Coping with inadequate transport systems for isolated islands
Improving island transport services
Developing improved port security
Standardizing containers
Shipping arms illegally
Self-regulating shipping industry
Promoting social and economic progress in the maritime industry
Selling arms

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