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EU beaching ban would be counterproductive

It would, among other things, discourage improvements in South Asian ship-recycling industry
Wednesday, June 3, 2015 - 05:50
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A campaign is underway to persuade the European Commission not to ban beaching as a method of scrapping ships.

A CAMPAIGN is underway to persuade the European Commission not to ban beaching as a method of scrapping ships. One of the most prominent advocates of continuing to beach ships is GMS, which describes itself as the world's largest buyer of ships. It buys redundant vessels for cash and then sends