Appeal case involving Norwegian shipowner heads to court next year

In February 2022, the appeal involving Norwegian shipowner George Eide will go to court, Norway's financial police tells Shippingwatch. Last year, Eide received an unconditional six-month prison sentence for attempting to send a vessel to be illegally scrapped in Pakistan.

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An appeal involving Norwegian carrier George Eide, who was sentenced to prison last year for trying to send a vessel to be scrapped in Pakistan, is slated to be heard next year.

The Norwegian financial police Økokrim tells ShippingWatch that the case is headed for the Gulating Court of Appeal, scheduled from February 7 to February 24, 2022.

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