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With the US presidential election imminent, neither candidate has had much to say about shipping, but policy - or lack of it - in other areas will have a major impact on the industry’s fortunes writes our Sspecial correspondent

Shipping was never going to be a key issue in the race for the White House. It’s unlikely there will be any tinkering with the Jones Act but both candidates will no doubt pledge to strengthen the navy should their campaign trail swing through what remains of US shipbuilding. An internet search of ‘Donald Trump shipping’ merely leads you to a page detailing the shipping costs of a ‘Make America Great Again’ baseball cap, whilst a similar search for Joe Biden yields the merchandising page for ‘Te...

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