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Cape Town Agreement 2012: milestone for improving fishing vessel safety and loss prevention
Bowmans
  • International
  • 10 October 2018

Fishing remains one of the most dangerous occupations in the world. According to International Labour Organisation statistics, at least 24,000 people die and 24 million are injured each year on commercial fishing vessels. The International Union of Maritime Insurers 2018 Conference, which was recently held in Cape Town, provided a platform for discussing some of the issues and challenges currently facing the international marine insurance market.


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