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Flat White

Politicians are talking a lot of ship!

13 February 2022

7:30 AM

13 February 2022

7:30 AM

Who would believe that Australia, with 60,000 kms of coastline ranking in the top seven in the world for coastline length, has the smallest shipping fleet per unit of coastline?

‘Surely this cannot be true?’ my friend Emmanuel Grimaldi, one of the world’s largest ship and port owners, said to me in disbelief back in 2010.

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