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The option to change the flag of a vessel. / Tsekrekos, Andrianos; Kavussanos, Manolis.

International handbook of maritime business. ed. / Kevin Cullinane. Cheltenham : Edward Elgar, 2010. p. 47-62.

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Tsekrekos, A & Kavussanos, M 2010, The option to change the flag of a vessel. in K Cullinane (ed.), International handbook of maritime business. Edward Elgar, Cheltenham, pp. 47-62. https://doi.org/10.4337/9780857930866

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Tsekrekos, A., & Kavussanos, M. (2010). The option to change the flag of a vessel. In K. Cullinane (Ed.), International handbook of maritime business (pp. 47-62). Cheltenham: Edward Elgar. https://doi.org/10.4337/9780857930866

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Tsekrekos A, Kavussanos M. The option to change the flag of a vessel. In Cullinane K, editor, International handbook of maritime business. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar. 2010. p. 47-62 https://doi.org/10.4337/9780857930866

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Tsekrekos, Andrianos ; Kavussanos, Manolis. / The option to change the flag of a vessel. International handbook of maritime business. editor / Kevin Cullinane. Cheltenham : Edward Elgar, 2010. pp. 47-62

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