DUTCH-COURT-SHIPPING - Dutch shipping bosses in court over toxic ship dumping
Contributed by NAMPA / PTI.
The Hague, Feb 13 (AFP) Six Dutch shipping company bosses will appear before a Rotterdam court tomorrow accused of deliberately dumping old ships on the beaches of India and Turkey.
"The prosecution service alleges that the suspects planned to have the boats dismantled in India and Turkey in violation of European laws on transferring waste," the prosecution said.
The companies, which belong to the Seatrade group, face fines of up to 750,000 euros, while the bosses could face up to six months in ...