A CONTRACT to break up a fleet of United States navy "ghost ships" on Teesside was effectively scuppered yesterday as three local residents won a legal victory over the plans.
AN ENGLISH High Court judge yesterday overturned a decision to allow ships from the so-called United States "ghost fleet" to be broken up in the UK.
A FOURTH "ghost ship" was today being held several miles off the shore of Britain after bad light made it impossible for the vessel to dock in Teesside.
TWO more US "ghost ships" were sailing towards the UK last night after being given permission to spend the winter in Britain while their ultimate fate is decided.
TWO more US ‘ghost ships’ have been given permission to spend the winter in Britain while their fate is decided.
THE first of the two controversial so-called ghost ships to arrive in the UK for recycling was greeted by a boisterous "unwelcoming party" yesterday.
TWO former US naval vessels branded a "toxic timebomb" by green campaigners entered the English Channel yesterday.
THE High Court in London yesterday blocked any work on dismantling the so-called "ghost ships" heading for Britain.
AN environmental group was today set to ask the High Court to revoke the licence of a controversial fleet of so-called "ghost ships" heading for Britain.