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Shipping giant MSC has re-emphasised its zero-tolerance policy on the carriage of shark fins, following a discovery earlier this year involving a booking by another container carrier. The carrier issued the announcement yesterday in the wake of this Reuters report, which claimsa 40ft container full of shark fins had moved from Nicaragua to Hong Kong without detection. The shipment occurred in March, after being loaded onto ONE’s Laura, then transhipped onto MSC’s vessel Natasha. The shipment was flagged by conservation group OceanAsia

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