Tuesday, February 28, 2023

Bangladesh Shipowner Looking at $22 Million Insurance Payout for Ship Hit in Ukraine

By Ruma Paul and Jonathan Saul DHAKA, Feb 28 (Reuters) – Insurers are about to pay state-owned Bangladesh Shipping Corporation (BSC)

February 28, 2023
Total Views: 4667

Monday, June 6, 2022
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Shipbreaking Watchdog Calls Out Bangladeshi Shipbreaker Over Accidents

The NGO Shipbreaking Platform is drawing attention to a recent spate of accidents at Bangladeshi shipbreaking yards owned by Kabir Steel Re-Rolling Mills

June 6, 2022
Total Views: 3961

Fire Incidents

Bangladesh Battles Container Depot Fire That Killed 41

By Ruma Paul (Reuters) – Firefighters in Bangladesh battled for a third day on Monday to stamp out a massive fire that killed 41

June 6, 2022
Total Views: 1825

Tuesday, November 2, 2021

Bangladesh’s Infamous Shipbreaking Yards Launch Race for Cleaner, Safer Future

By Naimul Karim CHATTOGRAM, Bangladesh, Nov 2 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – When Samrat Hossain first started cutting up old ships weighing thousands of

November 2, 2021
Total Views: 2705

Sunday, August 29, 2021
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At Least 19 People Killed And Dozens Missing After Bangladesh Ferry Accident

DHAKA, Aug 27 (Reuters) — At least 19 people were killed and dozens were missing after a boat packed with passengers slammed into a vessel transporting

August 29, 2021
Total Views: 2439

Thursday, March 11, 2021
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Widow of Bangladeshi Shipbreaker Gets Green Light in Negligence Case Against Maran Tankers

By Naimul Karim DHAKA, March 11 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – A Bangladeshi woman whose husband died dismantling an oil tanker in a local shipyard was

March 11, 2021
Total Views: 3202

Tuesday, December 8, 2020
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Virus Slows Safety Reforms at Bangladesh Shipbreaking Yards

By Naimul Karim DHAKA, Dec 8 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – The coronavirus pandemic has slowed efforts to make safer the often hazardous job of

December 8, 2020
Total Views: 2066

Tuesday, September 3, 2019
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Maritime News

Two Workers Killed, Thirteen Injured Demolishing CSL Virginia in Bangladesh -Report

Two workers were killed and thirteen others were injured in an accident at a shipbreaking yard in Bangladesh. The accident took place Saturday at the Ziri

September 3, 2019
Total Views: 268

Monday, April 22, 2019
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Maritime News

Bangladesh’s Second LNG Storage/Regasification Ship Is Delivered

by Jessica Jaganathan (Reuters) – Bangladesh’s second liquefied natural gas (LNG) storage and regasification vessel has moored off the country’s

April 22, 2019
Total Views: 80

Thursday, August 2, 2018
Maritime News

Stalled FSRU Ready for Start-Up Off Bangladesh

By Ruma Paul DHAKA, Aug 2 (Reuters) – A vessel that arrived in Bangladesh in April to offload its maiden cargo of liquefied natural gas and moor

August 2, 2018
Total Views: 28

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Eighty-Six Fishermen Missing in Bangladesh After Cyclone

DHAKA, June 13 (Reuters) – Three bodies were recovered on Tuesday from the Bay of Bengal, where 86 fishermen remain missing after a cyclonic storm in the

June 13, 2017
Total Views: 0

Sunday, February 22, 2015

Scores Killed After Bangladesh Ferry Capsizes After Collision

At least 66 people died when a passenger ferry carrying more than 150 passengers and crew capsized after colliding with a trawler on a river in central

February 22, 2015
Total Views: 28

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Owner of Overloaded Bangladesh Ferry Arrested on Murder Charges

A special Bangladesh anti-crime unit on Wednesday arrested the owner of a ferry that sank in a river killing about 110 people, the first time authorities took

August 13, 2014
Total Views: 17

Monday, August 4, 2014
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Ferry With Hundreds Aboard Capsizes in Bangladesh

A ferry with about 200 passengers aboard capsized on Monday in the river Padma southwest of Dhaka and rescue teams took about half of them to safety, the chief

August 4, 2014
Total Views: 97

Saturday, May 17, 2014
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Bangladesh Salvages Capsized Ferry, 54 Bodies Recovered

By Serajul Quadir DHAKA, May 17 (Reuters) – Rescue workers in Bangladesh completed the search of a stricken river ferry on Saturday, bringing the number

May 17, 2014
Total Views: 16

Thursday, May 15, 2014

Bangladesh Ferry Capsizes, Fatalities Reported

By Serajul Quadir DHAKA, May 15 (Reuters) – A Bangladeshi river ferry with around 200 passengers on board capsized in a storm on Thursday, killing at

May 15, 2014
Total Views: 11

Saturday, February 9, 2013
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14 Confirmed Dead in Bangladesh Ferry Disaster

DHAKA, Feb 9 (Reuters) – At least 14 people died and five were still missing after a ferry carrying 50 people collided with a sand barge and sank on

February 9, 2013
Total Views: 5

Friday, February 8, 2013
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Dozens Missing After Ferry Sinks in Bangladesh

DHAKA (Reuters) – A ferry carrying more than 50 people sank on Bangladesh’s giant Meghna River on Friday after colliding with a sand barge and

February 8, 2013
Total Views: 26

Monday, March 19, 2012

Ship Breaking In Bangladesh – The Graveyard of Giants

The Graveyard of Giants By Jan Møller Hansen – Click HERE for the full photo slideshow. [dropcap]S[/dropcap] hip breaking in

March 19, 2012
Total Views: 280

Tuesday, February 28, 2012

The Graveyard of Giants: A history of ship breaking in Bangladesh

By Jan Møller Hansen Ship breaking in Bangladesh started back in 1960 when the Bay of Bengal was struck by a cyclone, which left a giant cargo ship beached

February 28, 2012
Total Views: 536