Friday, February 7, 2020
Tuesday, February 4, 2020
Shipping Industry Continues to Favor South Asia Beaches for Shipbreaking
A total of 674 ocean-going ships and offshore vessels were dismantled worldwide in 2019, with the vast majority broken down on the beaches of Bangladesh, Indian, and Pakistan, the NGO...
Wednesday, January 15, 2020
ClassNK Certifies Bangladesh Ship Recycling Yard with Hong Kong Convention Compliance
Tokyo-based classification society ClassNK has issued a Statement of Compliance to a ship recycling facility in Chittagong, Bangladesh, verifying that the yard is in line with Hong Kong Convention for...
Tuesday, September 3, 2019
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 Subedar shipbreaking yard in...
Wednesday, May 15, 2019
NGO: Two Workers Killed, Five Severely Injured in Explosion at Chittagong Shipbreaking Yard
Two yard workers have died and five others were severely injured this morning in a major explosion on board beached vessel at a shipbreaking yard in Chittagong, Bangladesh, according to...
Wednesday, April 10, 2019
NGO Shipbreaking Platform Counts 142 Ships Sent to South Asia Beaches in First Three Months of 2019
There were a total of 181 ships scrapped in the first quarter of 2019, including 142 ships broken up in South Asia using the controversial beaching method, according to the...
Monday, February 18, 2019
Thursday, January 31, 2019
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...
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