DTp continues to procrastinate over anti-pollution salvage tugs

For the third time in less than three years, a report commissioned by the Government has recommended the provision of five powerful salvage tugs to help prevent oil pollution disasters around the UK coast. But Transport Ministers have put off a response until an official inquiry into the Sea Empress disaster has been completed - and are continuing to distort the reports' recommendations in an effort to cover their own embarrassment over the disaster.

Sorry you do not have access to this article. Please contact Customer Support at
or call 020 8267 8120

The ENDS Report - subscribe today