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Press Release – Controversial Tide Carrier under arrest in Norway

Brussels/Oslo, 6 April 2017 – After having been informed by the NGO Shipbreaking Platform and its member organisation Bellona that the TIDE CARRIER had been sold for illegal, dirty and dangerous scrapping to a South Asian beaching facility, the Norwegian environmental authorities arrested the ship on Tuesday 5 April.

2 November 2016 | Press Release – NGOs denounce dangerous working conditions after major explosion at Gadani shipbreaking yard in Pakistan killing at least 21 workers

28 October 2016 | Platform News – Maersk incited business partner to opt for worst breaking practices for 14 ships

27 October 2016 | Platform News – Maersk involved in illegal toxic waste trafficking

21 October 2016 | Platform News – Maersk maintains beaching mantra and chooses to ignore facts revealed by Danwatch

20 October 2016 | Press Release – European industry, trade unions and NGOs jointly support the EESC’s call for a financial incentive to enhance sustainable ship recycling

13 October 2016 | Platform News – Investigative journalists catch Maersk red-handed in Alang

6 October 2016 | Platform News – The new lobbyist of beaching, Maersk, ignores concerns of environmental and human rights experts

5 October 2016 | Platform News – NGO Shipbreaking Platform demands European Ship Recycling Licence

3 October 2016 | Platform News – SAVE THE DATE: “The Circular Economy” on 13 October 2016 in Brussels

19 September 2016 | Platform News – Legambiente joins Platform’s campaign for sustainable ship recycling