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EA stops 'hazardous' ship leaving UK

The Environment Agency has blocked a tanker ship from leaving the UK on suspicion it was due to be illegally exported for dismantling.This incident on 7 August was the first time powers to prevent a ship from leaving the UK have been used.Docked at a Southampton port, the EA was told of concerns regarding the proposed sailing of the 50,700 tonne liquid gas tanker called Margaret Hill. Information ...