Accession Number : AD0777973

Title :   What Shipowners Using Flags of Convenience Gain and Lose--The 'Special Chapter' of the Annual Report by the Maritime Transportation Committee of the OECD (Ce que Gagnent et Ce Que Perdent les Armateurs a l'Emploi de Pavillons de Complaisance; Le 'Chapitre Special' du Rapport Annuel du Comite des Transports Maritimes de l'OCDE).

Corporate Author : NAVAL INTELLIGENCE SUPPORT CENTER WASHINGTON D C TRANSLATION DIV

Report Date : 10 DEC 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 15

Abstract : A report is made on the practice of large nation merchant ship operators to register their vessels under the flags of smaller nations to avoid revenue taxes, to hire crews at lesser wages and numbers, and similar considerations; and on the economic factors and statistics resulting from such practice.

Descriptors :   *Merchant vessels, *Flags, *Policies, *Economics, Marine transportation, Money, Crews, Costs, Statistical data, Quality control, Safety, Standards, Reviews, Translations, France

Subject Categories : Administration and Management
      Marine Engineering

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE