NGO on Clipper's decision: Alang is never okay

The Brussels-based NGO Shipbreaking Platform recognizes Clipper's own inspection of the conditions on the Alang beach, but the organization also states that there is not one single scrapping facility on the infamous beach that has acceptable working conditions.

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The NGO Shipbreaking Platform, which is working to ensure decent conditions for the scrapping industry in Southeast Asia, says that there is no way to justify having a ship scrapped on the Alang beach in India.

As such, the NGO rejects Clipper's decision to have the outdated ship Clipper Concord scrapped on the beach, a location that has for years been severely criticized for ignoring decent working conditions.

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