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Give credit where it's due on ship recycling

GMS director Dr Nikos Mikelis says a Lloyd's List article does a disservice to the Hong Kong Convention; to the leading shipowners, first from Japan and then from Europe; to the leading recycling yard owners in India; to ClassNK; to government officials from Japan; and to the cash buyers

Instead of using the European List as a carrot to induce yards in South Asia to improve their safety and environmental standards, the European Commission has been sitting on the fence

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