Pacific Maritime Magazine - Marine Business for the Operations Sector

Photos from: Flag of Convenience – or Flag of Necessity?

Stavros Niarchos' 18,072-dwt tanker World Peace was the first ship to make use of the new Liberian registry in 1949 but its greater claim to fame followed five years later when it rammed the railway swing bridge at El Firdan in the Suez Canal and tied up shipping for more than four days. Photo courtesy of LISCR.

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