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Maersk accused of duplicity in terms of shipbreaking

While the carrier was advocating a different stance externally, 14 of its vessels were sent to be scrapped in Asia, report several media. "This is something we should not be doing," Maersk CFO Trond Westlie tells Danish daily Politiken.

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Maersk was playing both sides in terms of its stance on responsible shipbreaking in 2013 and 2014.

The Danish carrier said that it was irresponsible toward people as well as the environment to scrap vessels on open beaches in Bangladesh and India.

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