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Bimco calls on the EU to approve ship recycling in India

The controversial Indian scrap yards have improved, argues Bimco, and the EU therefore ought to approve them for use to expand scrapping capacity, proposes the shipping organization.

Photo: DNV GL / Kommissionens inspektionsrapport

Indian scrap yards have improved their criticizable conditions so much that they should be approved for use by the EU and be added to the list of international scrap yards that are allowed to scrap European vessels.

However, EU inspectors dismissed six Indian scrap yards just this year.

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