Inspectors found 34 deficiencies at Maersk's Alang partner

Inspectors from DNV GL found 34 cases of deficiencies last year, when it visited Maersk's preferred shipbreaking yard in Alang together with the EU Commission, according to a report from the visit, which contains new photos from Indian coastal region.

Photo: DNV GL

The EU Commission and its inspectors found a wide range of deficiencies last year, when it visited the Shree Ram yard to assess whether it was in compliance with the European requirements for shipbreaking.

According to a report from the inspection visit, the yard in Alang failed on 34 counts, several of which relate to fundamental problems that arise when dismantling ships in a tidal zone.

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