Deep Sea And Foreign Going - Inside Shipping, The Invisible Industry [Book Of The Week]

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0120130909

One journalist's personal exploration of the huge yet invisible global shipping industry.

Journalist Rose George sails from Felixstowe to Singapore on board the container ship Maersk Kendal to shine a light on the unexamined global shipping industry.

Abridged by Laurence Wareing.

Reader: Susie Riddell

Producer: Eilidh McCreadie.

0220130910

On board the Kendal, Rose George discovers how container ships fuelled globalisation.

Sailing from Felixstowe to Singapore on board the Kendal, journalist Rose George discovers how the invention of containers revolutionised transport, fuelled globalisation and effectively shrank our world.

Read by Susie Riddell.

Abridger: Laurence Wareing

Producer: Eilidh McCreadie.

0320130911

Rose George comes face to face with the scourge of modern shipping - piracy.

The freighter Kendal sails into dangerous waters as journalist Rose George comes face to face with the scourge of modern shipping - piracy.

Read by Susie Riddell.

Abridger: Laurence Wareing

Producer: Eilidh McCreadie.

0420130912

From her berth on the Kendal, Rose George looks at the environmental impact of shipping.

En route to Singapore on board the Kendal, Rose George learns that freight shipping affects the delicate balance of the marine environment in unexpected ways.

Read by Susie Riddell.

Abridger: Laurence Wareing

Producer: Eilidh McCreadie.

05 LAST20130913

Rose George shines a light on the hidden workers behind the massive shipping industry.

As Kendal approaches her destination of Singapore, Rose George learns of a daring rescue in the ship's history and is inspired to shine a light on the welfare of the workers behind the shipping industry.

Read by Susie Riddell.

Abridger: Laurence Wareing

Producer: Eilidh McCreadie.