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12 July 2017

Research reveals US cruise companies are sidestepping labour regulations, avoiding taxes & environmental controls

Author: Ronny Rojas & Maye Primera, Univision Noticias, Columbia Journalism School

"Cruising, a Trip Far from U.S. Law"...

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18 January 2016

Belize: Supreme Court rules govt. skirted obligations to disclose information to affected communities about environmental impact of Norwegian Cruise Line project

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1 January 2008

[PDF] The Blue Lady Case and the International Issue of Ship Dismantling [India]

Author: Florent Pelsy, in Law, Environment & Development Journal

In a highly controversial decision, the Supreme Court...[allowed]... the dismantling of the...[French ship]...Blue Lady...in Alang, [the biggest ship-recycling site in the world]...This article argues that... the Supreme Court...is prioritising the...

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18 April 2007

Ship breaking: Wreckers in deep water [India]

Author: Amy Lee, Financial Times

Alang...in the north-west [of] India...is home to the world's largest ship breaking industry...The industry has raised a furore among activists who decry appalling labour conditions and the environmental impact of toxic materials such as asbestos on...

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23 August 2006

Federal agency helps Muslims sue cruise line [USA]

Author: Curtis Lum, Honolulu Advertiser [USA]

Seven men are suing Norwegian Cruise Line [part of Star Cruises] alleging the company violated their civil rights by firing them because of their Middle Eastern origin and Muslim faith... "At the time they were actually fired they were told just to...

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6 June 2006

India's Supreme Court allows 'toxic' ship into territorial waters

Author: AFX News Limited

The Supreme Court has given permission for a ship believed laden with asbestos and toxic materials to enter Indian waters but said it could not be broken up until its contents have been accurately determined...The court last month ordered the...vessel...

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15 May 2006

India's Supreme Court Refuses to Stop "Toxic" Ship

Author: Reuters

Greenpeace and other groups say the 46,000-tonne Blue Lady contains more than 900 tonnes of asbestos and is sailing for Alang in the western state of Gujarat to be scrapped. Indian yards lack the modern technology to safely handle such waste, putting...

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12 May 2006

Indian Supreme Court temporarily denies entry of "toxic" cruise liner SS Norway, pending review by new ship recycling committee

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1 March 2005

Court weighs disabled access on cruise ships

Author: Joan Biskupic, USA Today

Disabled people who vacation on foreign cruise ships that stop at U.S. ports should be protected from discrimination in rates and amenities, a lawyer for travelers who use wheelchairs told the Supreme Court on Monday...But David Frederick,...

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27 February 2005

Court to assess US law's global reach

Author: Patti Waldemeir, Financial Times

The US Supreme Court will on Monday test the power of US law to reach across borders, in a case that asks whether foreign-registered cruise ships must comply with the nation's stringent disability law. The case is being closely watched by business...

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