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24 May 2018

Maersk's response to UN on alleged transboundary movement of end-of-life ship

Author: A.P Moller-Maersk

In October 2017, the UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights and Toxics...made an official visit to Denmark...during which he held a meeting with A.P Moller-Maersk(APMM)...on the issue of ship-recycling. During this meeting, the Special Rapporteur...

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24 May 2018

UN invites Maersk to respond on alleged transboundary movement of end-of-life vessel

 We would like to bring to the attention of your company information we have received about the alleged transboundary movement of an end-of-life ship owned by a partnership based in the United Kingdom between A.P. Moeller Maersk and Odebrecht. The...

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27 March 2018

Press Release – NGO Responds to Legal Threats by Shipbreaking Industry and Withdraws from Industry Conference

Author: NGO Shipbreaking Platform (Belgium)

The NGO Shipbreaking Platform has just issued a press release announcing its decision to withdraw from the TradeWinds Ship Recycling Forum that starts today in Hamburg following legal threats from the ship-breaking industry... [P]ress release of the...

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23 March 2018

GMS company response regarding NGO Shipbreaking Platform's withdrawal from conference

Author: Arnavi Panda, GMS (UAE)

We confirm that GMS has issued a Legal Notice to the NGO Shipbreaking Platform in an effort to protect its legal, commercial interests and the integrity of its employees against defamatory, incorrect and unsubstantiated allegations. We are deeply...

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1 June 2011

Banned in Bangladesh, toxic ship heads to India [India]

Author: Nitin Sethi, Times of India

After being banned in Bangladesh, a toxic-laden ship, Probo Koala, is headed towards Indian shores for dismantling…the ship…contains many tonnes of hazardous asbestos, PCBs, toxic paints, fuel and chemical residues which have not been cleaned up...

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