Asbestos ship back in Holland

The asbstos-laden ship Otopan arrived back in IJmuiden this morning after being turned away from Turkey. Turkey refused to accept the ship for demolition because it actually contained 54 tonnes of asbsestos. The official export document put the amount at 1,000 kgs. The Otopan, which had been anchored in Amsterdam since 1999, has been at sea for 10 weeks.

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