Terror at Sea brings to real life all the terror of an attack by pirates armed with rocket-launchers and automatic machine-guns. It tells of disappearing phantom ships and of a cigarette fraud run by a brilliant New Jersey conman, the loss of MV Estonia and many other disasters at sea. As it enters the mysterious world of the Triads, some of the most bloody, cunning and lucrative attacks, frauds and schemes of the past twenty years are brought to the page in an exciting and refreshing way.
Insult to Injury is an exposé of the scandalous way in which the American litigation system operates. Outsiders see it as a bonanza for persons seeking compensation with jackpot-sized damages paid to the undeserving.
This book shows the very different reality.
It reveals reveals the vicious war and the no-holds barred approach adopted by insurers against Bridget. They hoodwinked the jury and falsely castigated the Stewarts to avoid paying her justified compensation.
Published by the ICC International Maritime Bureau, Shipping at Risk – The Rising Tide of Organised Crime at Sea raises public awareness of the many dangers faced by seafarers whether in giant supertankers or small leisure craft. The book covers the roots of the problems and what owners, insurers and Governments should be doing to achieve safer oceans.