Billion-dollar export trade puts lives of animals and crew at greater risk of ‘total loss’ through faulty design and inexperience
Ships carrying live animals are at least twice as likely to suffer a “total loss” from sinking or grounding as standard cargo vessels, the Guardian has found.
They’ve gone through the files of an insurance company to count losses of livestock vessels and non.
OK, cool. Now, there’s a much easier way of doing this. Go and ask the insurance company – or perhaps a Lloyd’s broker – for the premium rates to insure a livestock voyage and a non.
Prices are, after all, information…..