What kind of contractor is Irem-Ponticelli, who is under fire for modern slavery in the port of Antwerp? Not a small shrimp, but a multi-million dollar company (Inland)

What kind of contractor is Irem-Ponticelli, who is under fire for modern slavery in the port of Antwerp? Not a small shrimp, but a multi-million dollar company (Inland)
What kind of contractor is Irem-Ponticelli, who is under fire for modern slavery in the port of Antwerp? Not a small shrimp, but a multi-million dollar company (Inland)

The Borealis production site in Kallo. — © Joris Herregods

Antwerp

Two contracting companies are central to the investigation into human trafficking and exploitation of 55 workers at the yard of chemical giant Borealis in Kallo, in the port of Antwerp. Together they form a temporary joint venture: Irem-Ponticelli. And these are not small players: both the Italian Irem and the French Ponticelli are multinationals with construction and maintenance projects all over the world. A look at the companies under fire for modern slavery.

Jonas Van Boxel

Today at 10:32

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Tags: kind contractor IremPonticelli fire modern slavery port Antwerp small shrimp multimillion dollar company Inland

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