BAN uncovered that a US ship recycling company exported an old ship to shipbreaking beaches in India instead of recycling it themselves. The Horizon Trader was just beached at a notorious shipbreaking site in Alang, India.Read More
Following an alarm we raised, Matson Inc., the shipping company, agreed to prohibit scrapping its vessels on the beaches of India, Bangladesh, and Pakistan.
While this decision doesn't apply to the Horizon Trader, and old Matson vessel now on its way to India, it's hugely significant. Twenty-three vessels in Matson's fleet will need to be scrapped in the next few years.Read More