Deep Sea and Foreign Going: Inside Shipping, the Invisible Industry that Brings You 90% of Everything - Rose George (Y) (Paperback) 03-07-2014 Winner of Travelling Scholarships Award 2011 (UK). Long-listed for Mountbatten Maritime Award 2013 (UK).
There are 100,000 freighters on the seas. Between them they carry nearly everything we eat, wear and work with. In this unique investigation, Rose George joins the crew of a container ship to chart the murky waters of international shipping, with its powerful naval fleets, pirate gangs, and illegal floating factories, to reveal the hidden industry upon which our world turns and our future depends.