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Keeping the maritime industry shipshape

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Latest update : 2009-03-23

After years of wrangling with the shipping industry, the EU has introduced new rules on maritime safety, aimed at preventing catastrophes such as the French tanker Erika whose wreck leaked thousands of tonnes of fuel into the sea ten years ago.

Date created : 2009-03-16

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