Widow after worker in Bangladesh allowed to pursue claim

A court in Great Britain has ruled that the widow of a yard worker, who died during the dismantling of a tanker ship in Bangladesh, can file for compensation from a Greek shipping company. The judge voices fierce criticism of shipping's use of beaching facilities.

Arkivfoto fra Bangladesh taget i 2013. | Photo: Andrew Biraj/Reuters/Ritzau Scanpix

The widow of a worker who was killed in an accident during the scrapping of a ship in Bangladesh has been allowed to pursue a claim against the shipping company.

Kalil Mollah died in 2018 when he was working to scrap tanker vessel Ekta at one of the controversial beaching yards in coastal region Chattogram.

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