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A better way to recycle old ships

Shipbreaking yard. Ship. Chain. Pollution. Beach

PortandTerminal.com, September 1, 2020 Shipbreaking is among the most dangerous and environmentally damaging jobs in the world | Here’s a better to do it (World Economic Forum) – Shipbreaking is among the most dangerous jobs in the world, according to the International Labour Organisation. This is the process of breaking up huge old ships into spare parts. It almost always happens …

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Teekay Offshore Denies Wrongdoing After Norway Office Raided

Workers entering a beached tanker through a door in its hull as it sits on a dirty beach

Reuters, January 30, 2020 By Jonathan Saul LONDON, Jan 30 (Reuters) – Norway’s national economic crime unit raided the local office of international shipping company Teekay Offshore this week on suspicion of illegally exporting waste, the agency, known as Okokrim, said on Thursday. In recent years, courts in Europe using tougher regulations have fined shipping companies for transporting hazardous waste …

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