Learn more about piracy, environmental disasters and other hazards of the shipping industry.
Video Length: 19:49
November 2002, an aging oil tanker sank off the coast of Spain,
causing one of Europe's worst environmental disasters. FRONTLINE/World
reporter Mark Schapiro investigates what went wrong with the
Prestige and uncovers a largely unregulated maritime system
that offers few safeguards against environmental disasters. watch video >> read
Interview With Mark Schapiro: Troubled
Waters FRONTLINE/World reporter Mark Schapiro talks about
the world of international shipping and how he uncovered inside
documents that helped him penetrate a secretive global industry.