Is it okay to scrap a vessel here?

Clipper, Maersk and the Danish Shipowners' Association all have a new stance on ship scrapping on the beaches of Alang. See the pictures from one yard which have convinced shipowners that times have changed in the region. And also the pictures that used to keep shipowners away.

Danish Shipowners' Association visited several yards in Alang in the spring of 2015. | Photo: Danmarks Rederiforening

Maersk sent a delegation to Alang in India to inspect the four yards which the group has decided to cooperate with for the scrapping of vessels from the Maersk fleet going forward. The pictures give quite a different impression than what usually comes to mind, when Alang is mentioned along with the other Asian beaches in Bangladesh and Pakistan which are also used for dismantling ships.

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