Britain To Build A ‘National Flagship’ To Promote Maritime Trade
by Alistair Smout (Reuters) – Britain is to build a new flagship to promote its business and trade interests around the world, the government said on Saturday, in a move it...
“The seasonal factors of poor weather, ice, fog and the resulting delays come together to cause havoc to vessels’ itineraries and hence restrict the volume of vessels available for trade, ultimately pushing up rates,” the London-based shipbroker said in an e-mailed report today. “If the winter is as bad as the weather fraternity predict we could see earnings skyrocket.”
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