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Wednesday, April 22, 2009

Company interested in Punta Colonet is profiled by Greenpeace, scrapping their ships in Asia

"Greenpeace has selected 50 ships which might be scrapped soon. We have asked the owners of these ships to declare that their ships will be decontaminated before scrapping at Asian countries. Until that time Greenpeace will follow and monitor these (and other) ships.

Fort Royal (renamed CMA CGM Arno)

Name:      Fort Royal (renamed CMA CGM Arno)
Type, year of  build, size,  flag:      Container ship, 1979, 30,998 DWT, Panama flag (since 14-07-2003)
Shipping  company:      CMA-CGM in France Jackson Navigation in Taiwan
Comments:      CMA/CGM is number one in France in containerised liner shipping industry and eigth worldwide. The company operates 90 ships, a quarter of which are company owned.

Fort Royal capacity: number of 20 foot equivalent unit containers is 1512. The vessel was built at Dunkirk, France.

Scrap record:

    * The container Chicago Express was sold to Indian breakers for US$2.64M in 2001."
http://www.greenpeaceweb.org/shipbreak/50-ships.asp?id=31

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