Final Statement Notification Both ENDS- Fórum Suape vs Atradius DSB

The Dutch National Contact Point published the Final Statement of the Specific Instance of Both ENDS, Associação Fórum Suape vs. Atradius Dutch State Business, on November 30th, 2016.

On June 8th, 2015, Both ENDS – in conjunction with and on behalf of Associação Fórum Suape Espaço Socioambiental, Conectas Direitos Humanos and Colônia de Pescadores do Município do Cabo de Santo Agostinho – notified the Dutch Contact Point of a specific instance concerning an alleged violation of the OECD Guidelines for MNEs by Van Oord Marine Ingenuity, Atradius Dutch State Business and Complexo Industrial Portuário Eraldo Gueiros – Empresa Suape, Pernambuco (CIPS). The notification had also been submitted by the notifiers to the Brazilian NCP.

The notification against ADSB was relating to the provision of two export credit insurances, resp. in late 2011 and early 2012, on behalf of and for the account of the Dutch State with respect to two dredging projects implemented by the Dutch company Van Oord for the Suape Industrial Port Complex in Suape, Brazil. The notifications against Van Oord Marine Ingenuity (Rotterdam), represented in Brazil by Van Oord Serviços de Operações Marítimas Ltda (Rio de Janeiro) and CIPS are considered by the Brazilian NCP.  

On The Dutch National Contact Point published its Final Statement on the specific instance “Both ENDS et al. vs. Atradius Dutch State Business” on November 30th, 2016. The final statement describes the process and outcomes of the dialogue facilitated by the NCP.