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Safety at Sea

Dyneema' 360 Safety at Sea The shipping industry is one of the oldest industries in the world, yet it is just as important today as it has O been at any point in history. The modern global economy simply would not exist without shipping containers, the industry and people that move them. It is an extremely demanding industry, both on the vessels and more importantly on the seafarers that dedicate their lives to the sea. 90% of world trade is carried by the international shipping industry. There are over 55,000 merchant ships trading internationally, transporting every kind of cargo. The world fleet is manned by over 1.5 million seafarers of virtually every nationality. People who work in shipping Population of Luxembourg Population of Gambia 517,000 1.5m 1.8m Areii COce .. GERMANY GREECE North JAPAN E Greece, Japan and Germany have the 3 biggest fleets in the world, based on total deadweight tonnage controlled by parent companies located in these countries. Seathere Oceen There are 6 types of ships in the world merchant fleet. FISHING VESSELS BULK CARRIERS GENERAL CARGO SHIPS TANKERS CONTAINER SHIPS PASSENGER SHIPS 6 A large container ship engine has about I,000 times more power than an average family car. In its lifetime, a large container ship travels the distance to the moon and back nearly ten times. xIO EAST INE The cost (in USD) to transport goods from Asia to Europe or the USA in a shipping container. ute 3 BICYCLE $10 DVD/CD PLAYER $1.50 1KG OF COFFEE $0.15 A CAN OF BEER $0.01 SA Safety ATTERS Shipping in the 21st century is the safest form of commercial transport. 10 E Shipping has a long history of safety. Way back in the mid-19th century it was one of the very first industries to adopt widely implemented international safety standards. 11 The safety of shipping is regulated by two United Nations agencies: The International Maritime Organization (IMO) and The International Labour Organization (ILO). IMO SS.TITAN SUN DÉC 12 The Titanic disaster of 1912 spawned the first Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) Convention, which is the most important international instrument addressing maritime safety today. Safety is of the utmost concern. That is why operators need the strongest, most reliable and easy-to-use equipment for their operations. Lines of made with Dyneema® are used on a wide range vessels - from tankers, to containers, bulk cargo ships and even naval vessels. Safety matters. References http://www.marisec.org/shippingfacts/home/ http://www.worldshipping.org/ http://www.Imo.org/KnowledgeCentre/ ShipsAndshippin gFactsAndFigures http://www.ukpandl.com/ www.dyneema360.com

Safety at Sea

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The shipping industry is one of the oldest industries in the world, yet it is just as important today as it has been at any point in history. The modern global economy simply would not exist without s...

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