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BOTW0120130909Journalist Rose George sails from Felixstowe to Singapore on board the container ship Maersk Kendal to shine a light on the unexamined global shipping industry.
Abridged by Laurence Wareing.
Reader: Susie Riddell
Producer: Eilidh McCreadie.
BOTW012013090920130910One journalist's personal exploration of the huge yet invisible global shipping industry.
BOTW012013090920130910One journalist's personal exploration of the huge yet invisible global shipping industry.
BOTW0220130910Sailing from Felixstowe to Singapore on board the Kendal, journalist Rose George discovers how the invention of containers revolutionised transport, fuelled globalisation and effectively shrank our world.
Read by Susie Riddell.
Abridger: Laurence Wareing
Producer: Eilidh McCreadie.
BOTW022013091020130911On board the Kendal, Rose George discovers how container ships fuelled globalisation.
BOTW022013091020130911On board the Kendal, Rose George discovers how container ships fuelled globalisation.
BOTW0320130911The freighter Kendal sails into dangerous waters as journalist Rose George comes face to face with the scourge of modern shipping - piracy.
Read by Susie Riddell.
Abridger: Laurence Wareing
Producer: Eilidh McCreadie.
BOTW032013091120130912Rose George comes face to face with the scourge of modern shipping - piracy.
BOTW032013091120130912Rose George comes face to face with the scourge of modern shipping - piracy.
BOTW0420130912En route to Singapore on board the Kendal, Rose George learns that freight shipping affects the delicate balance of the marine environment in unexpected ways.
Read by Susie Riddell.
Abridger: Laurence Wareing
Producer: Eilidh McCreadie.
BOTW042013091220130913From her berth on the Kendal, Rose George looks at the environmental impact of shipping.
BOTW042013091220130913From her berth on the Kendal, Rose George looks at the environmental impact of shipping.
BOTW05 LAST20130913As Kendal approaches her destination of Singapore, Rose George learns of a daring rescue in the ship's history and is inspired to shine a light on the welfare of the workers behind the shipping industry.
Read by Susie Riddell.
Abridger: Laurence Wareing
Producer: Eilidh McCreadie.
BOTW05 LAST2013091320130914Rose George shines a light on the hidden workers behind the massive shipping industry.
BOTW05 LAST2013091320130914Rose George shines a light on the hidden workers behind the massive shipping industry.

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