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The Real Price of Shipping

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In FREIGHTENED, part of the film explores how little the captains know what they are transporting on the container ships. One captain said he only knows if iron ore is in a container. In recent shipping news in Nov and Dec 2016, the Maersk-operated Maersk Laura containership, was seized by ...Read more

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Suzanne H.

More shipping news from the BBC today: "Shipping giant Maersk to split up and focus on North Sea." The film Freightened can provide a good foundation for understanding this global industry that the general public is usually not privy to.

Dylan avatar

With Korean shipping giant Hanjin's recent bankruptcy, and many more such collapses imminent according to economic analysts, is a good time for a primer on an industry that touches all of us. I was shocked by this film. it really opened my eyes.

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Documents a critical environmental and economic challenge.

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This video has single-handedly changed the way I feel about consumer goods. Pretty scary actually. Look forward to seeing the debate that evolves around this film.