Danish regulator investigates Maersk ships headed for Alang

Four vessels that were previously owned by Maersk are currently being investigated by the Danish Environmental Protection Agency for possible illegal scrapping on the coast of Alang, India.

Photo: ShippingWatch / Louise Vogdrup-Schmidt

The Danish Environmental Protection Agency is currently investigating four ships, previously owned by Maersk, for potential illegal scrapping on the coast of Alang in India, the agency tells ShippingWatch.

Three of the ships were mentioned during a meeting with the Danish Minister of Environment, Lea Wermelin (Social Democrat), convened in the Danish Parliament's foreign affairs committee regarding shipbreaking in India in April.

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