NGO Shipbreaking: Beaching of ships in Bangladesh continues to claim lives

  At least five workers have lost their lives while dismantling out of service ships at…

NGO Shipbreaking: A third of shipbreaking yards in Bangladesh never shut down during lockdown

  One third of shipbreaking yards in Bangladesh never closed down during the lockdown imposed to…

Shipbreaking shows signs of gradual reopening 

  The shipbreaking industry in the Indian sub-continent is starting to exhibit some signs of phased…

Evergreen Line opens up on its shipbreaking practices

  Evergreen Line says its ship demolition and recycling policy requires the shipbreaking yard selected by…

146 ships sent to South Asian Beaches in Q2 — NGO Shipbreaking Platform

A total of 146 vessels, from the 193 units sent to scrapyards in the second quarter…

142 ships broken in South Asia in 3 months — NGO Shipbreaking Platform 

There were a total of 181 ships scrapped in the first quarter of 2019, including 142…

Pakistani shipbreaking workers union calls off strike 

The Shipbreaking Workers Union Gadani (SBWUG) have called off their planned strike action after reaching a deal,…

India disposes of Alang hazardous waste from shipbreaking

All hazardous waste generated at Alang shiprecycling facilities is being disposed of “in a safe and environmentally…

Minister bans shipbreaking activities at Gadani yards

The demolition of tankers and liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) carriers at Pakistan’s Gadani shipbreaking yards has…

India remains shipbreaking hub 

A total of 51 vessels were sold for demolition during October 2016, with the majority of…

Four Alang shipbreaking yards get EU compliance certificates 

IRClass Systems and Solutions, an entity promoted by Indian Register of Shipping, has issued EU ship…

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