Authorities shut case on Maersk's out-flagging of scrapped vessels

Maersk did not violate any rules when the shipping line out-flagged and scrapped four older ships in India, concludes the Danish Environmental Protection Agency after investigating the case since November 2019.

Photo: MarineTraffic / Achim Egenolf

Danish authorities have closed an investigation into four ships that Maersk flagged out of Denmark and sent to be scrapped at the controversial beaching yards in India approximately six months later.

After having reviewed the case since November 2019, the The Danish Environmental Protection Agency, EPA,concludes that the shipping company did not violate any laws.

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