"It's time for the EU to ratify the Hong Kong convention"

The German and Danish shipowners' associations are both pelased with the outcome of a European scrapping agreement that will ensure environmentally sound scrapping of ships. Now, they say, it's time for the EU countries to ratify the Hongkong convention.
Photo: IMO
Photo: IMO

Both the German and the Danish shipowners' association are pleased that the respective ambassadors of the EU countries approved an agreement for scrapping of European-owned ships last week. According to both organizations, the agreement falls in line with the international scrapping convention (the Hong Kong convention), which both associations support.

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