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Question 1: Stavros Niarchos, a Greek shipowner, registered the first ship (the World Peace) with Liberia in ________.

Question 2: Ships are now more commonly owned by ________ though extensive private family-controlled shipping ventures still feature strongly.
Human rightsGlobalizationInternationalizationMultinational corporation

Question 3: In 2008, the Paris MOU on Port State Control showed ________ at the top of their "white-list".
AnguillaBermudaCayman IslandsBritish Virgin Islands

Question 4: As of 2010 the three largest ship registries are Panama, Liberia and the ________, all open registers.
BelizeAntigua and BarbudaThe BahamasBarbados

Question 5: [7] The EJF is campaigning to end the granting of Flags of Convenience to fishing vessels as an effective measure to combat ________ fishing.
Wild fisheriesMarine Protected AreaIllegal, unreported and unregulated fishingOverfishing

Question 6: [3] Again, in ________, local shipowners utilised open registers to avoid shipping boycotts.
RacismJim Crow lawsSouth Africa under apartheidRacial segregation

Question 7: Supporters of flags of convenience argue that where a vessel is engaged in ________ it should be free to register in the jurisdiction which best suits its commercial model.
GlobalizationInternational tradeTrade blocInternational Monetary Fund

Question 8: Further, several open registers including Liberia have ratified the ________’s Consolidated Maritime Convention of 2006, which specifically protects the interest and rights of seafarers.
United Nations High Commissioner for RefugeesInternational Labour OrganizationUnited NationsUNICEF

Question 9: Several US ships followed suit in ________.

Question 10: ________
List of statistically superlative countriesList of countries by traffic-related death rateList of merchant marine capacity by countryList of countries by road network size


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