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Shipping: Bermuda’s Secret

September 2009 David W.J. Astwood

Shipping is one of Bermuda’s best kept secrets. Most people do not realize that that it was shipping that first put Bermuda firmly on the international business map in the 1950s. Through the efforts of David Graham – a partner of Conyers Dill & Pearman at the time initiated through a famous letter to the Editor of the London Times in December 1955 – the ground was set for Bermuda’s offshore industry. This article explains how Bermuda continues to play an important role in the shipping industry as a “shipping service cluster”.


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David W.J. Astwood
Director, Head of Bermuda Shipping Practice

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