Turkish fisheries to fight asbestos ship

Turkey`s fishing industry will appeal to the nation`s highest court in Ankara to reverse a decision letting an asbestos-covered ship into Turkish waters.

The Marmara Union of Fisheries Cooperatives and Nature Warriors environmentalist group say the asbestos-covered Mexican ship Otopan — due to be towed into the port of Izmir on the Aegean Sea from the Netherlands — will harm Turkey`s fishing industry, Turkey`s Zaman newspaper reports.