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Countries with poor marine safety records linked to oil spill vessels
Description: New UBC research finds that one-third of the current global oil tanker fleet is registered to states with poor marine safety records.
Date: 03 November 2014
Author: UBC Public Affairs
Source: http://news.ubc.ca/2014/11/03/countries-with-poor-marine-safety-records-linked-to-oil-spill-vessels/

“Vessels flying flags of non-compliance create more problems than the rest of the global fleet,” observes Rashid Sumaila, Liu Faculty Associate and co-author of the study and director of UBC’s Fisheries Economics Research Unit (FERU), UBC

Read more: http://news.ubc.ca/2014/11/03/countries-with-poor-marine-safety-records-linked-to-oil-spill-vessels/

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