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Posted: 24 days ago

Shipbreaking in full swing in South Asia despite COVID-19

There were a total of 170 ships broken in the third quarter of 2020. Of these, 65% or 110 ships were...

Categories:
  • Vessels
Posted: 24 days ago
Posted: 2 months ago

Two Eimskip boxships sent to dirty scrapyards in India, investigation reveals

Icelandic transportation Eimskip has reportedly sold two of its containerships to dirty and dangerou...

Categories:
  • Vessels
Posted: 2 months ago
Posted: 2 months ago

NGOs: South Asian shipbreakers can’t be included in EU list of approved facilities

Environmental organizations are warning that the European Union’s legislation allowing the exp...

Categories:
  • Vessels
Posted: 2 months ago
Posted: 4 months ago

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 curb ...

Categories:
  • Vessels
Posted: 4 months ago
Posted: 5 months ago

Shipbreaking shows signs of gradual reopening

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

Categories:
  • Business developments & projects
Posted: 5 months ago
Posted: 7 months ago

NGO Shipbreaking: COVID-19 exposes vulnerability of migrant workers in South Asia

The strict lockdown measures across South Asia aimed at curbing the COVID-19 pandemic have also shut...

Categories:
  • Human Capital
Posted: 7 months ago
Posted: 9 months ago

Evergreen to Launch Arbitration against Buyer of Ever Unison

Evergreen Line responds to allegations from the NGO Shipbreaking. ...

Categories:
  • Business & Finance
Posted: 9 months ago
Posted: 9 months ago

NGO Shipbreaking Platform: Shipping Companies Still Favor the Worst Scrapyards

A total of 674 ocean-going commercial ships and offshore units were sold to the scrapyards in 2019. ...

Categories:
  • Business & Finance
Posted: 9 months ago
Posted: 11 months ago

India Working to Polish Its Ship Recycling Image

The new act restricts and prohibits the use or installation of hazardous materials. ...

Categories:
  • Rules & Regulation
Posted: 11 months ago
Posted: 11 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: 11 months ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

South Asian Shipbreaking Yards Claim 19 Lives So Far in 2019

Another 30 have been severely injured.

Posted: about 1 year 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: about 1 year ago

NGO: Two Dead, 13 Injured in Bangladesh Shipbreaking Accident

A heavy cable collapsed on the container ship CSL Virginia, hitting several workers at once. ...

Categories:
  • Business & Finance
Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

Three Dead, Several Injured at Chittagong Shipbreaking Yard

Three workers died and at least six were injured following a toxic gas leak at a shipbreaking yard i...

Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

Worker Dies while Breaking Evergreen Marine Ship at Chittagong Yard

One worker lost his life in an incident at a shipbreaking yard in Chittagong, Bangladesh. ...

Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

NGO: 146 Ships Sent to South Asian Beaches in 2nd Quarter

More than half of the ships sold to South Asia this quarter changed flag just weeks before hitting t...

Categories:
  • Business & Finance
Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

Update: Two Dead, Several Injured after Explosion at Chittagong Shipbreaking Yard

Two workers died and several others sustained injuries. ...

Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

NGO: 142 Ships Beached in South Asia in Q1

NGO Shipbreaking Platform: 142 ships ended up on South Asian beaches in the first quarter of 2019. ...

Categories:
  • Business & Finance
Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

NGO: Norwegian Pension Funds to Focus on Indian Shipbreaking Yards

Norwegian Council on Ethics for GPFG plans to turn its attention towards Indian shipbreaking practic...

Categories:
  • Business & Finance
Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

Two Workers Die Following Tanker Fire in Chittagong

A fire in the engine room of a tanker being dismantled on a beach in Bangladesh, claimed the lives o...

Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

NGO Shipbreaking Platform: 90 Pct of Tonnage Scrapped on South Asian Beaches

 A total of 744 large ocean-going commercial vessels were sold to the scrap yards in 2018. ...

Categories:
  • Rules & Regulation
Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

Dutch Owner Fined USD 3.4 Mn for Beaching a Ship

Dutch ship owner has paid a price tag of almost EUR 3 million for beaching a vessel in India. ...

Categories:
  • Business & Finance
Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: over 2 years ago

NGO Shipbreaking Platform Slams Owners for Gadani Shipbreaking Fires

The two tanker fires from last week resulted in a ban on all shipbreaking activities in Gadani. ...

Posted: over 2 years ago
Posted: over 2 years ago

NGO Shipbreaking Platform: 24 Deaths Recorded at Beaching Yards in South Asia

NGO Shipbreaking Platform: 24 deaths and 9 injuries were recorded at beaching yards in South Asia ...

Posted: over 2 years ago
Posted: over 2 years ago

EU Has Capacity to Break Its Ships, New Report Shows

The EU-approved demolition yards will have enough capacity to handle demand from EU-flagged ships. ...

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

NGO Platform: 169 Ships Sold to South Asian Beaches

NGO Shipbreaking Platform: From a total of 220 ships that were scrapped in 2Q 2018, 169 vessels hit ...

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