Container slips

Quentin brought back an interesting quote from a conference he’d been to. It came from Peter Cochrane, who used to be head of R&D at BT and is now a freelance cheeky chappie. He claimed that more than 10,000 shipping containers are lost every year for various reasons — including being dumped overboard by ships’ captains who get rattled by the way their vessels are rolling in high seas.