The Outlaw Ocean Project

The Worsening State of Seafarers

The past six months have thrown an unusual amount of attention on an otherwise invisible workforce. Even though 80 percent of the world’s goods travel by sea, news stories about the 1.6 million merchant marines who make that happen is rare. 

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