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Toxic 'ghost ships'

Toxic 'ghost ships'

Q&A: Ingvild Jenssen on the "ghost ship" headed for Teeside

The co-ordinator of the Brussels-based campaign coalition group Platform on Shipbreaking reacts to news that another "ghost ship" is heading to Teesside to be broken up.

Judge condemns acceptance of US navy's 'toxic ghost ships'

A HIGH Court judge yesterday condemned the way four US naval ships were allowed to cross the Atlantic to be broken up in the UK on the basis of legally flawed decisions.

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US 'ghost ships' victory

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.

Judge blocks breaking-up of toxic US 'ghost fleet'

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.

'Ghost ship' fails to dock

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.

More 'ghost ships' given clearance

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.

More 'ghost ships' to remain in UK

TWO more US ‘ghost ships’ have been given permission to spend the winter in Britain while their fate is decided.

Spectre of ghost ships becomes ugly reality as vessels dock in UK

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.

'Ghost ships' in the Channel

TWO former US naval vessels branded a "toxic timebomb" by green campaigners entered the English Channel yesterday.

Judge bans work on ghost fleet

THE High Court in London yesterday blocked any work on dismantling the so-called "ghost ships" heading for Britain.

'Ghost ships' court battle

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.

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