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Greenpeace urges EU transport ministers to come clean on toxic tankers

Press release | 21 April, 2005 at 2:00

Greenpeace will present EU transport ministers with a 'message in a bottle' at the entrance to the European Conference Centre building in Luxembourg before the start of the Transport Council meeting on Thursday 21 April (1). The bottle contains...

Obsolete toxic ship dumping to be controlled

Press release | 29 October, 2004 at 2:00

The global trade in toxic ships for scrap was dealt a serious blow today in Geneva when the Basel Convention affirmed that ships can be considered toxic waste under international law and that its 163 signatories must control the export of ships...

Greenpeace accuses shipping industry of profiting from poison

Press release | 4 October, 2002 at 2:00

End of Life: The Human Cost of Breaking Ships

Publication | 12 December, 2005 at 1:00

This is a joint report by Greenpeace and the International Federation of Human Rights Leagues (FIDH), that aims to shed light on the extremely poor working and environmental conditions that are still prevailing at shipbreaking yards all over the...

Joint Declaration on Implementing Urgent Global Solutions

Publication | 11 December, 2005 at 1:00

Shipbreaking yards provide the last resting place for End of Life Ships. At these yards, ships are scrapped, primarily for their steel content. Ship scrapping, often referred to as ’shipbreaking’, provides employment to thousands of workers in...

Indian authorities brand 'Clemenceau' illegal transport

Press release | 6 January, 2006 at 1:00

Today the Indian Supreme Court Monitoring Committee (SCMC) branded the French naval aircraft carrier, the Clemenceau, which is being towed to India for scrapping, as an illegal transport due to the hazardous materials, including 500 tonnes of...

Greenpeace calls on France not to scrap deadly Clemenceau in India

Press release | 12 December, 2005 at 1:00

Four Greenpeace climbers today successfully climbed to top of the loading crane at the Port of Toulon, where the Clemenceau, a French Navy air carrier is berthed and preparing to depart to India where it will be finally dismantled. Three other...

Highest court in Netherlands says scrap ship is toxic waste

Press release | 19 June, 2002 at 2:00

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