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Posted: 9 months ago

Report: Working Conditions at Alang Shipbreaking Yards Remain Poor

There has been little improvement in working conditions at the shipbreaking yards in Alang-Sosiya. ...

Posted: 9 months ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

NGO: Two More Workers Die at Alang Shipbreaking Beaches

The fatal incidents occurred in late July at the Priya Blue yard and in early September at Shree Ram...

Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: over 2 years ago

China to Ban Recycling of International Ships

China plans to stop allowing the recycling of international ships at its yards. ...

Categories:
  • Rules & Regulation
Posted: over 2 years ago
Posted: over 2 years ago

Maersk CEO: Alang Yards Catching Up with Chinese, Turkish Rivals

Shipbreaking yards in Alang, India seem to be on the track of transformation, according to Maersk. ...

Categories:
  • Business & Finance
Posted: over 2 years ago
Posted: over 2 years ago

NGO Shipbreaking Platform Slams ACL for Scrapping ConRo Duo in India

The NGO Shipbreaking Platform is urging German authorities to hold Atlantic Container Line (ACL), a ...

Categories:
  • Business & Finance
Posted: over 2 years ago
Posted: over 3 years ago

India Secures Loan to Upgrade Alang Recycling Yard

The Government of India has signed a loan agreement worth USD 76 million for a project to upgrade th...

Categories:
  • Business & Finance
Posted: over 3 years ago
Posted: over 3 years ago

Alang Yards Receive Ultimatum to Improve Facilities

India’s Gujarat Maritime Board (GMB) has issued an ultimatum to Alang yards that have yet to m...

Categories:
  • Business & Finance
Posted: over 3 years ago
Posted: over 3 years ago

Alang Demolition Activity Declines by More than 30 Pct in 1Q

Demolition activity at Alang yards in the Indian state of Gujarat decreased by 34 percent from Janua...

Posted: over 3 years ago
Posted: over 3 years ago

India Invests in Safety Training at Alang Shipbreaking Yard

The Indian Ministry of Shipping has unveiled the first financial boost for capacity building and saf...

Categories:
  • Business & Finance
Posted: over 3 years ago
Posted: over 3 years ago

Alang’s Leela Yard Gets Social Accountability Certification

Alang-based yard Leela Ship Recycling has become the first ship recycling facility in South Asia to ...

Categories:
  • Business & Finance
Posted: over 3 years ago
Posted: over 3 years ago

IRClass Opens Office in Alang

International classification society Indian Register of Shipping (IRClass) has opened an office in A...

Categories:
  • Business & Finance
Posted: over 3 years ago
Posted: over 4 years ago

Salvors Switch MV Benita’s Towline Connection

As the bulk carrier MV Benita settled deeper into the water while being towed to the Indian coast, t...

Categories:
  • Business & Finance
Posted: over 4 years ago
Posted: over 4 years ago

MV Benita Being Towed to Indian Coast

Following the refloating of the bulk carrier MV Benita on July 23, the Greek owner of the vessel Uni...

Categories:
  • Business & Finance
Posted: over 4 years ago
Posted: over 4 years ago

Four Alang Shipbreaking Yards Get EU Compliance Certificates

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

Categories:
  • Business & Finance
Posted: over 4 years ago
Posted: over 4 years ago

NGO Shipbreaking Platform: ECSA Feigns Ignorance about Alang Beaching Method

The European Community Shipowners’ Association (ECSA) has ignored shortcomings of the beaching...

Posted: over 4 years ago
Posted: over 4 years ago

ECSA: Responsible Practices in Alang Need to Be Supported

With close to 70% of all vessels being recycled in South Asia, the shipbreaking yards in Alang, Indi...

Posted: over 4 years ago
Posted: over 4 years ago

Maersk: Ship Recycling Policy Not Changed with Alang Move

Danish shipping giant Maersk Group has not lowered its standard or changed its responsible ship recy...

Categories:
  • Business & Finance
Posted: over 4 years ago
Posted: over 4 years ago

CSC Slams Maersk for Dodging Shipbreaking Laws

After the Danish shipping giant Maersk Group said it would scrap more vessels in the coming years, t...

Categories:
  • Business & Finance
Posted: over 4 years ago
Posted: over 4 years ago

NGO Shipbreaking Platform: Maersk Is Perpetuating a Double Standard

Upgrading beaching yards in Alang, India is the wrong approach to solving the issue of substandard s...

Categories:
  • Business & Finance
Posted: over 4 years ago
Posted: over 4 years ago

Maersk to Recycle First Two Vessels in Alang, India

Two container vessels, the Maersk Wyoming and the Maersk Georgia, are expected to arrive in India...

Categories:
  • Business & Finance
Posted: over 4 years ago
Posted: over 4 years ago

Indian NGOs Voice Concerns Over Alang Beaching

Beaching of end-of-life vessels in Alang has stirred serious concerns from Indian NGOs following a v...

Posted: over 4 years ago
Posted: over 4 years ago

EU Shipowners Want Progress at Alang Shipbreaking Yards to Be Rewarded

Ship recycling practices in Alang, India, are gradually improving, the European Community Shipowners...

Posted: over 4 years ago
Posted: over 4 years ago

Maersk Sets Sights on Upgrading Alang Recycling Yards

Danish shipping and energy conglomerate Maersk Group wants to help ship recycling yards in Alang, In...

Categories:
  • Business & Finance
Posted: over 4 years ago
Posted: over 4 years ago

Horizon Trader Beached at Shipbreaking Site in India

The Horizon Trader, a 42 year-old US flagged container ship that was acquired by New York-listed shi...

Categories:
  • Business & Finance
Posted: over 4 years ago
Posted: over 5 years ago

Indian Shipbreaking Workers in Dire Conditions

The working and living conditions at the shipbreaking yards of Alang, India, remain alarmingly poor,...

Categories:
  • Business & Finance
Posted: over 5 years ago