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The legacy of Titanic upon the maritime industry

Published: 12 August 2012

The sinking of the Titanic may have happened 100 years ago, but the ship's legacy still plays an important role in the way the maritime industry works today.

International safety regulations became far stricter following the disaster and these rules are still governing the way ships are built.

Jon Kay reports from the memorial cruise which is retracing Titanic's fateful voyage.

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