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Revealed Maersk’s Murky Deals Promote Waste Imperialism And Lobbying For Proposed Regressive Hong Kong Convention

Revealed Maersk’s Murky Deals Promote Waste Imperialism And Lobbying For Proposed Regressive Hong Kong Convention

Violation of Indian laws, Basel Convention by two end-of-life ships namely, Maersk Georgia and Maersk Wyoming and the recent report of DanWatch (October, 2016 about the conditions at Alang beach, Bhavnagar, Gujarat. Maersk is the world’s biggest ship owning company based in Denmark. The report emerged out of the collaborative investigation by DanWatch, the daily newspaper Politiken and broadcaster TV 2

Foreign Ship Owners And Ship Breakers Outwitting UN’s Basel Convention, Threaten India’s Maritime Security

Foreign Ship Owners And Ship Breakers Outwitting UN’s Basel Convention, Threaten India’s Maritime Security

Toxics Watch Alliance (TWA) disapproves of efforts by foreign Shipowners and Shipbreakers to outwit UN’s Basel Convention on transboundary movement of hazardous end-of-life ships, threatening India’s maritime security and environmental and occupational health of workers in the ship breaking facilities in Indian waters. These ship owners have been lobbying with the Ministry of Shipping to amend the Shipbreaking Code 2013[Read More…]