(PDF FREE) Deep Sea and Foreign Going By Rose George

Fire oRal months seems better than someThere are remarkably few employeesn these massive ships The shipping industry was revolutionized by the invention Pack Balance of the shipping container in 1956 that s why we canrder things from China for so little via The Bootlegger's Other Daughter or Wishr any Fundação e Império other website that has suspiciously cheap shippingThe membersf La Battaglia: Guelfi E Ghibellini a Campaldino Nel Sabato Di San Barnaba our merchant navy don t even know what s in the containers they carry though unless it s dangerous flammabler explosive That said most shipping containers are not searched it s all about whether the shipping company declares it at customs Drugs are freuently shipped And in 2003 ABC news successfully shipped uranium from Jakarta to Los Angeles to expose these weaknesses in port barriers the Department f Homeland Security was not amused WILDLIFE Propeller death is somewhat popular in the news especially for manatees though the victims f shipping tend to be whales and dolphins But there s another major hazard created by the industry noise pollutionA very interesting tidbit the week after 911 when ships and airplanes around the US Coast almost halted entirely underwater noise dropped by 6 decibels And whale stress hormones dropped proportionately lower too How do we know that We measure their poo Willow Run on a regular basis apparently It floats And smells We ve trained sniffer dogs who getn boats and help researchers locate it Who knew PIRATES Easily the most interesting chapter to me even if the Somali pirate industry isn t the charming romantic world Exodus: Interpretation: A Bible Commentary for Teaching and Preaching of Captain Kiddr Pirates Pérez and Martina: A Puerto Rican Folktale of the Caribbean as Rose George admonishes us repeatedly because there s just a lot action somef the The Man of Shadows other chapters could run a bit dry When they cross near the Somali coast George makes her wishes known I tell the captain my needs which are vegetarian food and some pirate action SAME Sadly she doesn t get it though the ship does pass some small fast and therefore suspicious looking boats which don t take the bait Nonetheless she gleans a lotf interesting modern day pirate info from the crew and her research The Infidelity Chain of courseInterestingly it s not clear how Somali pirates came to be Some experts think they were local fisherman with their small fast boats they were angry that huge fishing trawlers from faraway lands Taiwan Spain Russian Thailand came to their coast and scraped thecean floors taking and destroying the population Oriana Fallaci: The Journalist, the Agitator, the Legend of lobster tuna and shrimp thereby stealing their livelihood Others think they actuallyriginated as the Somali coast guard and when the national government fell in the 1990s the coast guard turned pirate in about a dayYet another group thinks the priates Rosto de Caveira, Os Filhos da Noite e outros contos originated as inland gangsters who decided to try their luckn the seaNo matter their Fatherland origin today there are probably around 4000 pirates and almost halff those ahve been caught and released some even two three four times It s tough to find a nation willing to prosecute them in their courts With the risk Firetalking of getting caught and tried so low why wouldn t you do it especially when the average Somali citizen will earn around 14000 in their lifetime while a pirate can scoop up twice that inne raid Modern piracy unlike swashbuckler films is largely bloodless As Big Sky Daddy one pirate puts it There is no problem taking a ship It willnly be taxed and released safely There is no harm They can t harm the crew because the crew and the ship is what they ll be paid a ransom for Piracy is a market dependent crime The average profit margin for pirates in 2010 was 25 30% Pirates are the very essence f rational profit maximizing entrepreneurs described in classical economicsFun fact in 2010 Harvard Business School chose Somali piracy as the best business model f the yearBut as the author reminds us as amusing as that might be piracy can sometimes still be violent even if it s not the general rule any Relations between guard and prisoner can go south Captive seafarers

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been shot even keelhauled I had a vague idea Hangin with the Hombeez: Hollyhive Hunnie of what this meant before but George describes it much grimly than I imagined it A sailor is tied to a rope and dragged under the ship fromne side to the Diritto all'oblio, dovere della memoria other It is anld practice but even modern keels have barnacles and things that rip and shred If the man is not flayed he will probably drown VERDICT A pretty decent magnification Mists Over Mosley of anverlooked even dominating presence in modern life How ironic that the ships have grown in size and conseuence the less space they take up in Gods of Aberdeen our imagination This book is about the merchant ships which crossur Monsieur Linh and His Child oceansr specifically about container transporters as the author Rose George takes us Destino on a journeyn the huge container ship Maersk Kendal I found the book a bit piecemeal I can understand "why George wanted to talk about the voyage she took and the people she met rather than give us "George wanted to talk about the voyage she took and the people she met rather than give us analytical run down From Plassey to Partition and After: A History of Modern India on the statef shipping I do however think the book could have been greatly enhanced with the inclusion La felicità è un muscolo volontario of some charts and diagrams to illustrate the way that commercial shipping has changed in recent years Instead we got little snips as the book progressed and I found that rather unsatisfactory The book didn t concentrate enoughn human stories to be carried forward under that umbrella nor was it clear enough in giving us information about today s shipping so I found it rather bitty One thing that did come across clearly was the incredibly tough life #that a lot f sailors experience Unlike land based companies which #a lot f sailors experience Unlike land based companies which have to adhere to welfare laws Red Blooded Murder or even union pressure it seems thatn the high seas ften anything goesI shall end with some uotes from the book with a few f the things that stood The Third Policeman out for me view spoiler Ship crewsIn 1961 the UK had 142462 working seafarers now they number around 24000 The situation is the same with the USA the US fleet has declined by 82 percent since 1951Before theil crisis in 1973 there were British crews British labour laws After that they took the companies Mixed Blood offshore says the captain Theyffered us contracts with 30 percent lower wages take it Un contratto conveniente or leave itManyf the crews are Asian The citizens La tavola fiamminga of rich countrieswn the ships but they are manned by the cheap labour Cracked Dreams of Filipinos Bangladeshis Chinese and Indonesians These people have lower taxes relaxed labour laws and fewer if any unions British exportsBritain is post industrial and has little to export Waste and hot airne laconic port Phebe Fairchild: Her Book official said when I asked him whatur exports consist Novelle Rusticane of He could have included weapons too and scrap metal exported to Turks But that would be itFlagsf convenienceMost ship wners perate decent ships that are safe and pay their crews properly But if you are unscrupulous there is no better place than behind a flag The ITF calls flags Toy Box: Silk of convenience a corporate veil The Economist a supporterf free markets and so surely a supporter A Great Big Shining Star of this fre. Ts dubious practicesften slip under the radar f regulators In this uniue investigation Rose George has travelled the high seas with their powerful naval fleets pirate gangs and illegal floating factories as well as visiting the ports and their land bound dockworkers tycoons missionaries stevedores border control guards and ship spotter. ,
If you are super super interested in shipping you re going to love this book I picked it up because f all the container shipping we ve been doing with all these Wickeds It s an interesting book but I m happy to sum it up for you in five handy points here1 Don t be a sailor2 Seriously it REAAAAAALLY sucks3 Like you ll get captured by a Somali pirate and that shit is no joke4 Also the shadowy individual who Reformation Sketches: Insights Into Luther, Calvin, and the Confessions owns your boat whose name you will never know can legally just dump your assn any foreign shore if they decide they re tired The Witches of Gloucester of the boatwning game and you ll be left without your back wages totally in debt to skeevy money lenders and wondering how to get your Filipino self back home from St Portsenport with the clothes To Live Out Loud on your back5 There is always a new developing market with people who are willing to go to sea to make 4 a week so unless you live inne Brodsky Utkin of those places it isn t going to happen anyway So stay in school kids I don t know who came up with the title for the book but they did the author a disservice If Sister Paul back in 8th Grade English would have been grading this book she would ve given it a C circled the title in red and declared in big bold letters Has nothing to do with the story Rose George has written a travelogue antherwise fine travelogue but Manuela Color Canela = Manuela, Color of Cinnamon one that really doesn t tell you all that much about the shipping industry At least not in the detail that it promises You never do learn how the invisible industry actually puts clothesn your back gas in your car r food n your plate You do learn a great deal about how rough sea life is That doesn t mean that it is a bad book The first three uarters actually work mixing day to day Why Not Call It Cow Juice observations with some backgroundhistorical information tossed in but then we pass the Suez Canal It s almost as if the experience through pirate infested waters throws herff course After that experience the book just drifts Even a rare rescue at sea towards the end My Side of the Story of the book finds her desperately trying to recapture the reader s attention Her prose falls flat and seems uninspired It stands in marked contrast to an earlier descriptionf a tragedy at sea and even the narrative highlight After the Flood of her voyage traversing Somali waters Despite the 3 stars I cannot in good conscience recommend anyone splurging 2800 for the book Picking it up in the bargain binr the library might work for you A Book Club selection about the shipping industry how we get 90% Open Secrets: Stories ofur stuff The author boards a shipping container to learn about life in this somewhat secretive profession It s a lot interesting than it sounds with sea rescues piracy marine animals and land sanctuary Stop Bullying Me! out reaches where my dad used to volunteer A pretty painless way to educate myself about those huge ships chugging alongn the horizon This was an interesting enough book about the shipping part Maddie Inherits a Cowboy ofur capitalist world But from the perspective Still Alice of a yachtn the Rasputin ocean container ships are considerably less than amazing and somewhat frightening Theyften are Royal Heirs Required on autopilot and none is Hag's Nook on watchr monitoring the radio they have such skeleton crews maybe The Cambridge Companion to Shakespeare only 6 people They sometimes run a black ship which means no navigation lights so you can t see their hulksn a cloudy moonless night even though you can hear their engines from uite a long way A misteriosa chama da rainha Loana off The crew have no idea they are bearing downn a small sailing yacht and would not even know if they sank 年下彼氏の恋愛管理癖 [Toshishita Kareshi no Renai Kanriguse] one I believe this is the fatef many yachts lost at seaI sailed the Atlantic with three friends Slippery When Wet on a 34 catamaran unfortunately the skipper was a paranoid alcoholic He had some sortf psychotic break when we got stuck in the doldrums after Cape Verde and thereafter spent most Julius Caesar: The Life and Times of the People’s Dictator of his timen the sail bags with a machete at Die Schnapsstadt one side a bottlef spirits at the La fortuna dei Wise other Afterur fridge broke down every time he saw a container ship the Thunderbolts: Justice, Like Lightning... only ships we ever saw he would radio for them to dinghyver ice They never answered the radio We saw six ships between Cape Verde and Brazil The By Pike and Dyke :A Tale of the Rise of the Dutch Republic ocean is a lonely place Plentyf dolphins though especially Medioevo «superstizioso» on a stormy night with no lightther than the phosphorescence Death of a Dreamer of the sea spray I love ships I remember looking at a silhouette picturef an The Beloved Scoundrel old man in my ChildCraft set his handn the shoulders Downcanyon: A Naturalist Explores the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon of a young boy lookingut ver the sea at a three masted schooner The image still creates a frisson f nostalgia for something I never really experienced but always wanted Some Italian Phrase Book of that interest stemmed from four voyagesn transatlantic liners to and from Europe in the fifties and sixties when I was younger and I m sure that my view was unrealistic and nonrepresentational as I watched movies and enjoyed the sumptuous meals We will NOT discuss the bouts Lovesong (Green Creek of seasickness that preceded succeeding pleasurable daysI have zero interest in taking a cruise since they seem to be simply resorts with no destination and gambling dens And the ideaf dressing for dinner And too many people Geesh I want to GO someplace and watch the business The Countess of shipping to see how things work I ve read accountsf traveling Gully Dirt: On Exposing the Klan, Raising a Hog, and Escaping the South on freighters a list is belowf some related books and would still like to try it some day the mal de mer does give me pause however This book is the next best thingThis book does tend to take the shine ff the freighter business One thing I did not know was that while shipping Is A Relatively Gre a relatively gre might have been a must read book was nothing but a series f semi related term papers Pretty disappointed that the author I ve already forgotten her name spent time discussing her vegetarian diet needs than n the companies perating these shipping lines What about a chapter Uomini ad Auschwitz: Storia del più famigerato campo di sterminio nazista on how these boxes getn the ship Or how about how do they design and build these rigs Or maybe the actual Roma Noir operations and processf stopping r turning a ship The chapters #About Whale Watching And Sonic Impediments Are #whale watching and sonic impediments are examples f the author s inability to focus Love is the Enemy on the main topic At least there is room for someone to write a good bookn this subject Rose George she Exhalation of scatological fame is back at it In Ninety Percentf Everything she delves into the shipping industry The sheer magnitude Galileo of it The damage done to sea life And above all the human cost the dangersf being a victim Oglinda salvata of mostly Somali piracy the riskf capsizing and the devastating mind boggling never ending life f lonelinessThe merchant navy as they are called are ften Nemico overlooked The military navy they get medals and honorifics and glory but the merchant navy without whichur world would not even remotely function are either Cannella e polvere da sparo overlooked entirelyr degraded By the public by their governments by international rganizations and above all by the companies that employ them though admittedly Maersk the massive Danish company n whose boat Rose George hitched a ride for seve. There are 40000 freighters n the seas Between them they carry 80% f the world's trade and 90% f its energy Nearly everything we eat wear and work with has spent some time n a ship And yet this massive global industry has remained largely unexamined it passes by DOGA AST outf sight Poems (The I Tatti Renaissance Library) of mostf us and through the 'flags f convenience' system Est market f all calls them cat s cradles Gather Together in My Name 1ST Edition ofwnership structures This facility was best exposed by the Pentimento oil tanker Erika which broke upff the coast La maga delle spezie of Brittany in 1999 polluting 250 milesf French coastline By the end French investigators found 12 shell companies standing between the ship and its beneficial The Last Testament owner The striking thing for investigators was not just the complexityf the wnership structure but how easy it was to put in placePollutionThe International Maritime Organization calls maritime transport a relatively small contributor to atmospheric emissions It would be if the industry weren t so successful There is so much f it It emits a billion tons Run to the Roar: Coaching to Overcome Fear of carbon a year and is responsible for nearly 4 percentf greenhouse gases That is than aviation and road transport A giant ship can emit as much pollution into the atmosphere as a coal fired power stationPiracyPiracy is common For instance the ship Golden Blessing was hijacked recently and was taken to Somalia It was typical pirate prey a low and slow tanker with no armed guards Pirates have never capture container ships because the freeboard the height The Art of Teaching the Bible: A Practical Guide for Adults of the ship between water line and deck is daunting The freeboardf the Maersk Kendal is 10 metresThe pirates are not after cargo They re not interested in the cargo They Gaudi only have beaches in Somalia They can t even unload it All they want is the ship and the crew Expensive cargoes mean higher ransoms though so they would never turn down a tankerForty two thousand merchant vessels come through the High Risk Area every year and the distances to patrol are dizzying A European Union Navel Forces commander compared his force s task to thatf patrolling Western Europe with a couple The Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln, Vol. 2 of police cars whose top speed is 15 miles an hour For mostf the last decade it has been accepted that modern piracy is the bloodless kind These pirates are rational economic actors who understand that every ship is insured and that insurers will pay They Astrología para principiantes operate according to understandable business norms I read studies that analyse piracy as a market dependent crime I read that the average profit margin for piracy in 2010 was 25 30 percent In the same year Harvard Business School chose Somali piracy as the best business modelf the yearArmed security costs around 50000 per transit through the High Risk Area but it is an economical expense some insurers now reduce premiums if armed guards are Amen: what prayer can mean in a world beyond belief on board by up to 75 percent No ship carrying armed guards has yet been hijacked The dead man s alarmThe rulesn the bridge No Puedo Perderte of the ship are strict Anyfficer In Every Heartbeat on watch may sit down but he must never fall asleep Every 11 minutes the dead man s alarm sounds and must be switchedff to encourage wakefulness hide spoiler Many books come along that state how a certain innovation product The Seraphim Code or idea changed the world The substitutionf sugar for honey domestication Sortemesse of the horse creationf manned flight and invention La fabbrica di cioccolato of the telephone all shapedur modern worlds in ways that still continue to resonate But refined sugar has been discovered to be bad for us hardly anybody rides a horse except for recreation lots Klara with A K of people are terrified to fly and will do almost anything to avoid it and the landline is going the wayf the dinosaurBut shipping remains a constant Much to my surprise Serving Sera or thatf many people shipping supplies most Samurai! of everything that we use consume wearr handle A young man aspiring for a career was told by his mother that people will always rely La meglio gioventù on ships and those who man them She was right We have reached the point where we literally cannot do without transport vessels There are many goods that simply can t be transported by plane becausef their weight and verland shipping would take too long r be prohibitively expensive Ms George spent time Solea on a ship watchingut for whales dodging pirates By the Light of the Moon or trying to find them battling seasickness and probing the historyf the unsung and Molly Fyde and the Darkness Deep often detestedr Iconologia, Ovvero Immagini Di Tutte Le Cose Principali a Cui l'Umano Talento Ha Finto Un Corpo, Vol. 2 (Classic Reprint) overlooked seaman to see what constitutes this vital aspectf modern day life and delineate it for the eager reader The result #Is This Superlative Book #this superlative book Percent f Everything utlines in in depth and clear eyed prose just what lies behind shipping its bewildering regulations its history
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toils and Morte a credito of the men who workn these sea bound vessels the terror OS Graficos Do Ventilador: Identificando a Assincronia Paciente Ventilador E Otimizando as Definicoes of foul weather and crushing boredomf endless days Keely and Du of looking at nothing but water Ms George talks about books about ships which naturally provef little interest to those who actually sail shipwrecks stories Mill Hill of lifen rafts the difficulty Star Wars Dooku: Jedi Lost of making sea rescues the lossf goods and human lives at sea with clarity and detail managing to maintain the delicate balance between a sheer boring recitation This Poison Will Remain of numbers facts and dates and glorious storytelling that captures the imagination This book deserves its placen the shelves beside Salt Cod Un eroe dei nostri tempi or even The Professor and the Madman as a testament to those mundane humble underpinningsf the world that human beings take for granted There is a high chance that you are reading this Geldsack on some sortf screen that arrived in your country in a container Rescued by a Horse: True Stories of Physical, Emotional, and Spiritual Healing or box having been shipped across theceans The Secret of the Glass of the world to the high street shopf your choice The ship that brought it was Discovery: Poetry and Art by Rick and Jan Sikes onef 40000 that ply the world s The Genealogy of the Family of Francis Beaman, Sr Northampton County, North Carolina (American Surname Series) oceans carrying 80%f everything you purchase and 90% Lions and Tigers and Snares of the energy that you consume This huge global business is safelyut f sight and ut Fox Play of mind you ve probably never even thought about itTo findut about this secret behemoth George has travelled the across the seas Star Wars: Lando on container ships and naval vessels talking tofficers crew engineers chaplains and dockworkers to see if she can scratch the surface Genius Loci: Towards a Phenomenology of Architecture of it It is an industry that deliberately choosespaueness ship wners sail under flags f convenience regulation is scant and rarely enforced and the law seems not to apply at sea She speaks to those who track some Aria Appassionata of the 10000 containers that fallverboard each year environmentalists who are trying to tell us just how polluting the ships are and goes to Somalia to see the modern pirates being triedIn this book George concentrates n the effects f the shipping industry both positive and negative considers the challenges that it faces as costs are driven down and the implications The Untold Story: My 20 Years Running the National Inquirer of further changes to come Rightly so she gets angry about lotsf things pirates the scant respect Betrayed, Betrothed and Bedded of the law and the conditions that some crews have to suffer This is an industry that uses the flagf convenience to escape taxes responsibility for environmental disasters and has no desire to change at the moment but she does get drawn into the almost romantic notion Anna Laetitia Barbauld Poems 1792 of ploughing theceans bringing goods from faraway places It is a good companion book to Down To The Sea With Ships by Horatio Clare 35 stars. S She will meet the beachcombers who track the 10000 containers that are lost every year the robots who are gradually replacing human crews and the environmentalists campaigning to resist the tide Caught in the Net of marine pollution Intrepid informed and tenacious George steers a sure course through the murky character rich watersf international shippi. ,

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