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Denmark Environment Minister Under Fire for Dodging Questions About Maersk’s Shipbreaking Policy
Denmark’s Environmental Minister has come under fire for failing to provide concrete answers to questions regarding the Danish government’s position on shipbreaking in South Asia amid Maersk’s controversial decision to...
Monday, October 17, 2016
Maersk Defends Controversial Use of Alang Shipbreaking Yards
By Nikolaj Skydsgaard COPENHAGEN, Oct 17 (Reuters) – Shipping conglomerate A.P. Moller-Maersk said on Monday it was striving to improve workers’ rights at shipbreaking yards it uses in India after...
Monday, June 13, 2016
Tuesday, June 7, 2016
NGOs: Maersk ‘Undermining Its Reputation ’ With Alang Shipbreaking Plans
Shipping giant Maersk Group has been called out by a coalition of NGOs over its decision to start sending more of its end-of-life vessels to shipbreaking yards in Alang, India...
Friday, May 13, 2016
Maersk Sending First Two Vessels to Alang Under New Ship Recycling Plan
Maersk Line is sending its first two end-of-life vessels to Alang, India to be scrapped under a new company plan aimed at developing more responsible recycling options along Alang’s infamous stretch of...
Tuesday, February 23, 2016
‘Naming and Shaming’ Undermines Progress Made on Ship Beaching, Largest Cash Buyer Says
The world’s largest cash buyer of ships for recycling is calling on the shipping industry to support the recycling businesses that are striving to improve their ship breaking facilities and practices in developing...
Friday, February 12, 2016
Maersk Moves to Scrap Ships at Alang Shibreakers, Angering NGO
By Sabina Zawadzki and Robert-Jan Bartunek COPENHAGEN/BRUSSELS, Feb 12 (Reuters) – Maersk Line said on Friday it had chosen four shipbreaking yards along India’s Alang beaches to handle an increase...
Tuesday, September 29, 2015
Alang Shipbreakers Awarded Hong Kong Convention Compliance
Two Alang ship recycling facilities have received Statements of Compliance (SoC) verifying that the facilities are in line with the Hong Kong International Convention for the Safe and Environmentally...
Tuesday, August 25, 2015
Friday, July 31, 2015
Under New Pressure, Cleaning Up Alang’s Graveyards of Steel
By Adam Minter (Bloomberg View) — For decades, the dangerous and polluting ship-breaking yards that stretch for six miles along the beaches of Alang, India, successfully resisted the efforts...
Thursday, July 16, 2015
Tuesday, March 24, 2015
South Asian Beaches the Target of New EU Ship Recycling Rules
European, Turkish and Chinese recyclers are set to benefit from strict new EU rules on breaking up old ships, but the practice of dismantling them on beaches in South Asia at great human and environmental cost will still be hard to stop.
Monday, February 9, 2015
Wednesday, November 5, 2014
GMS Challenges European Commission on Ship Breaking
Global Marketing Systems, Inc (GMS), the world’s largest cash buyer of ships for recycling, has challenged the European Commission’s intention to ban the practice of beaching by inviting the Commission...
Monday, June 30, 2014
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Thursday, November 1, 2012
Tilos, a 21-Year Old Bulker, Sits Nervously in Alang After Being Sold Today
The Tilos‘ days are numbered following Goldenport Holdings Inc. (LSE: GPRT) announcement today that she has been sold and delivered to a third party buyer, Gunehr Shipping Ltd. Tilos was built in...
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