Shipowners support blacklisting of carriers for beaching

The world's largest sovereign investment fund now excludes several shipping companies citing their scrapping of vessels on the beaches of Bangladesh and Pakistan. Association Danish Shipping supports the initiative.

A tanker vessel exploded in 2016 when it was being scrapped in Pakistan. Photo: /ritzau/AP/Adil Shakil

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