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Eimskip offices searched on beaching suspicion

Icelandic carrier Eimskip's offices are being searched for documents on the company's sale of two vessels back in 2017, which Iceland's environmental authority subsequently reported for violation of environment regulations.

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Icelandic authorities have been authorized to search container line Eimskip's offices in Iceland, the carrier writes in a statement.

The authorization is given following accusations that two of the shipping company's formerly owned ships were sent for shipbreaking at beaching yards in India. The prosecution has thus requested access to specific documents regarding the sale of vessels Goðafoss and Laxfoss.

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