Danish Maritime Authority to investigate Norden's fake logbooks

In the wake of ShippingWatch's exposure of Norden's fake logbooks, the Danish Maritime Authority now investigates the matter. Violations of the Maritime Act may result in fines.

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On Monday, ShippingWatch exposed Danish tanker and dry bulk company Norden's instructions to captains to fabricate fake logbooks and paint over ship names for a period of several years, in order to conceal trade with both Israel and certain Arab countries.

"We are familiar with ShippingWatch's articles and are investigating the matter further," writes Danish Maritime Authority in an email to Danish business media Finans.

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