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Minister wants Denmark to accede to shipbreaking convention in 2017

The Danish Minister for Environment and Food, Esben Lunde Larsen, will make sure that Denmark accedes to the UN's regulations for scrapping in the Hong Kong Convention in early 2017 as the fifth country in the world. More countries need to join in for the convention to take effect.

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Denmark will accede to the Hong Kong Convention, the UN convention for responsible shipbreaking, in the Spring of 2017. The Danish Minister for Environment and Food, Esben Lunde Larsen, will ensure this with new rules enabling the accession.

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