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Asian shipowners: Beach scrapping is necessary

The shipping industry can't survive without scrapping ships on Asian beaches. The industry isn't ready for a ban of beaching, says the Secretary General of the Asian shipowners in an interview with ShippingWatch.

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SINGAPORE: In spite of the fact that the conditions on the scrapping beaches in countries such as India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh serve as an embarrassment to the business, the shipping industry depends on beaching.

That message is repeated again and again during the interview with the Secretary General of the Asian Shipowner's Forum:

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