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Hartlepool rejects ghost ship move

Hartlepool Council has rejected Able UKs application to extend use of its Teesside Environmental Reclamation and Recycling Centre (TERRC) to cover the construction, repair, refurbishment and decommissioning of ships and other vessels. The company has already signalled its intention to appeal. Able UK leapt to international prominence in 2003 when it was awarded an £11m contract by the US governments Maritime Administration for the remediation and recycling of 13 redundant ...