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Two Seatrade execs convicted for scrapping four ships

In the first court case of its kind, Dutch reefer specialist Seatrade and two of its executives have been sentenced for illegally sending four vessels to be scrapped in Asia and Turkey. "It is very likely" that the company will appeal, says Seatrade.

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Updated Friday 2 pm CET with statement from Seatrade

A Rotterdam District Court today, Thursday, sentenced reefer specialist Seatrade for the illegal export of vessels sent for scrapping on the beaches of India, Bangladesh and Turkey.

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