Six yards in Alang have been inspected by the EU – none of them made the cut

EU inspectors have again visited several shipbreaking yards in Indian coastal region Alang. None of the six yards which were visited met the requirements.

Archival photo from Alang taken in 2018. | Photo: Amit Dave/Reuters/Ritzau Scanpix

There is still some way to go for the Indian yards looking to be approved to scrap European vessels.

This has to be the conclusion after a new round of visits by EU inspectors at the controversial beaching facilities in Indian coastal area Alang, where ships are scrapped using the beaching method.

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