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Spain's sinking hazardous ship

Feature story | 9 September, 2004 at 2:00

A four-year-old scandal involving the MV Ulla, a vessel carrying hazardous waste from Spain, finally came to a head on Monday outside the Turkish port of Iskenderun, where the vessel sank taking 2000 tons of hazardous waste with it.

French toxic ship to be sent back following court decision

Press release | 15 November, 2002 at 1:00

 

UN International Maritime Organisation fails to heed warnings

Press release | 5 December, 2003 at 1:00

The UN International Maritime Organisation (IMO) failed to protect people and the oceans from bad shipping practices today. Although guidelines on ship recycling were adopted, they are only voluntary so the shipping industry can continue...

Greenpeace finds toxic asbestos on ship for scrap

Press release | 8 October, 2002 at 2:00

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Justice for the environment as French Government takes back the Clemenceau

Press release | 15 February, 2006 at 1:00

Greenpeace today celebrated President Jacques Chirac’s decision to call back the decommissioned toxic aircraft carrier, the Clemenceau, to France from its journey to the ship-breaking yards in Alang, India.

Clemenceau still waiting for permission

Press release | 13 January, 2006 at 1:00

The Suez Canal harbour authorities have confirmed with Greenpeace that permission for passage through the channel has still not been granted to the French aircraft carrier – the Clemenceau.

Egyptian authorities threaten return of Clemenceau to France

Press release | 12 January, 2006 at 1:00

While Greenpeace continues to occupy the decommissioned French aircraft carrier, Clemenceau, the Egyptian Government has made it clear that unless the ship complies with strict international regulations regarding on board toxic material it will...

British ships sent to India for scrap while US ghost fleet denied entry to UK

Press release | 12 November, 2003 at 1:00

As the British government continues to refuse permits for scrapping the first of the controversial US navy "ghost ships" which arrive in the UK today, Greenpeace has uncovered British vessels being shipped to India - contravening international...

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