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Annual Digest 2020 published by CHIRP Maritime


published on 31 March 2021 130 -

Annual Digest has been published by CHIRP Maritime

CHIRP Maritime has published the 2020 Annual Digest. The Digest contains all articles that were published in the quarterly editions of their FEEDBACK magazine and also includes a number of Insight Articles that were published with the assistance of members of the Maritime Advisory Board, the Maritime and Coastguard Agency, and the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations.
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