Thursday, January 31, 2019
ship breaking

NGO Shipbreaking Platform: Record-Breaking 90% of End-of-Life Tonnage Scrapped on South Asian Beaches in 2018

A total 744 large ocean-going commercial vessels were sold to scrap yards in 2018, of which 518 were broken down on beaching yards in Bangladesh, India and Pakistan, according to...

January 31, 2019
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Friday, October 19, 2018
Maritime News

Accidents Prompt Pakistani to Halt Ship Breaking at Gadani Yards

Pakastani officials have reportedly shut down all ship breaking activities at Gadani yards after two separate accidents this month left three workers with critical injuries, the NGO Shipbreaking Platform said...

October 19, 2018
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Tuesday, May 15, 2018
Maritime News

Shipping’s Financiers Turning the Tide On Controversial Shipbreaking Practices

By Jonathan Saul and Simon Jessop LONDON, May 15 (Reuters) – The shipping industry has long been criticized by campaigners for allowing vessels to be broken up on beaches, endangering...

May 15, 2018
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Thursday, March 15, 2018
ship breaking

Court Finds Dutch Shipping Company Illegally Sent Ships to India for Demolition

AMSTERDAM, March 15 (Reuters) – The Dutch shipping company Seatrade and two of its directors were found guilty by a Dutch court on Thursday of illegally sailing ships to India...

March 15, 2018
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