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Organizations relating to Shipping

Maritime Organization of West and Central Africa / Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire / Est. 1975
North Sea Hydrographic Commission / Monaco, Monaco / Est. 1962
British Commonwealth Merchant Shipping / Est. 1931
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
International Maritime Radio Association / London, UK / Est. 1928
Pacific Forum Line / Est. 1977
ESPA MARITIEM and LOGISTIEK / Ekeren, Belgium / Est. 1966
Inter-Governmental Standing Committee on Shipping / Mombasa, Kenya / Est. 1967
IMO International Maritime Law Institute / Msida, Malta / Est. 1988
International Chamber of Shipping / London, UK / Est. 1921
Caribbean Shipping Association / Kingston, Jamaica / Est. 1971
Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers / London, UK / Est. 1911
Agreement on Cooperation among Maritime Trade Shipping Organizations / Est. 1971
Arab Federation of Shipping / Beirut, Lebanon / Est. 1979
Costas Grammenos Centre for Shipping, Trade and Finance, The / London, UK
Agreement Respecting Merchant Shipping / Est. 1919
Federation of ASEAN Shipowners Associations / Singapore, Singapore / Est. 1975
Convention Concerning the Seaworthiness and the Equipment of Ships / Est. 1926
World Shipping Council / Washington DC, USA
Worldscale Association / London, UK / Est. 1969
International Air and Shipping Association / Henley-on-Thames, UK

View all profiles (37 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

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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