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Flag of convenience ships a major security risk in Australian waters, union warns
By Thomas Oriti
Flag of convenience (FoC) shipping is a major security risk along Australia’s coastline, the International Transport Workers Federation (ITF) has warned.
A Senate committee examining the practice recently made nine recommendations, including a comprehensive assessment of maritime security.
But the ITF is concerned that the Senate committee’s interim report will be forgotten.
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