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Shipping organizations fear consequences of coronavirus

The coronavirus outbreak was a main talking point at a meeting between several shipping organizations in Italy. While crews and employees remain first priority, the organizations fear long-term consequences for the industry.

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The coronavirus and its consequences for the shipping industry are cause for concern at a number of major trade organizations.

In February, the Round Table of international shipping associations (RT), which consists of Bimco, the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), Intercargo and Intertanko, had a meeting in Rome.

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