Thursday, October 27, 2022

Smaller Containerships Most Likely to Face the Chopping Block

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – A period of aggressive vessel scrapping will be required to address a looming “severe risk of overcapacity” in

October 27, 2022
Total Views: 6733

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: 3940

Tuesday, April 26, 2022

International Shipbreaking in Texas Completes First Project After EU Ship Recycling Approval

International Shipbreaking in Brownville, Texas has completed the first ship recyling project for an EU shipowner in compliance to the rigorious requirements

April 26, 2022
Total Views: 9192

Wednesday, January 5, 2022

Marco Polo Marine Approved for ‘Green’ Ship Recycling in Indonesia

Singapore-based Marco Polo Marine is venturing into “green” ship recycling with the approval of Indonesian authorities. The company’s Batam

January 5, 2022
Total Views: 3938

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: 2626

Monday, September 20, 2021
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Seven Shipbreaking Workers Killed in Accidents in Bangladesh, Turkey -NGO

A string of accidents at Bangladesh’s infamous shipbreaking beach killed five workers in August, raising the annual death toll dramatically, NGO

September 20, 2021
Total Views: 3585

Friday, August 13, 2021

Tanker Sector Leads Demolition Surge in First 6 Months of 2021 -VesselsValue

A total of 275 ships were sold for scrap in the first half 2021 with the tanker sector leading the charge, according to a half-year demolition review by

August 13, 2021
Total Views: 2808

Wednesday, July 21, 2021

Containership Scrapping Tanks as Carriers Seek Out ‘Anything That Floats’

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – Despite a 30% spike in prices for scrap, just 1,300 teu of cellular tonnage was sold for demolition in the past 60

July 21, 2021
Total Views: 14731

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: 3198

Monday, January 25, 2021
ship breaking

Asian Shipbreakers Await Unemployed VLCCs Amid ‘Attractive’ Scrap Values

By Alex Longley and Alaric Nightingale (Bloomberg) — Covid-19 is destroying the market for supertankers that deliver about a fifth of the world’s

January 25, 2021
Total Views: 9622

Tuesday, December 8, 2020
ship breaking

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: 2064

Sunday, October 4, 2020
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Cruise Ships

Cruise Ship-Breaking Booms In Turkey After Pandemic Scuttles Sector

by Bulent Usta (Reuters) – Business is booming at a sea dock in western Turkey, where five hulking cruise ships are being dismantled for scrap metal

October 4, 2020
Total Views: 422

Friday, October 2, 2020
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Cruise Ships

Cruise Ship Shipbreaking Booming in Turkey

By Bulent Usta ALIAGA, Turkey, Oct 2 (Reuters) – Business is booming at a sea dock in western Turkey, where five hulking cruise ships are being

October 2, 2020
Total Views: 1862

Wednesday, July 22, 2020

Watch: Cruise Ship MS Monarch Arrives at Turkish Breakers

In what is a sure sign of the times amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the 1991-built MS Monarch has arrived at a Turkish shipbreaking yard for dismantling. With

July 22, 2020
Total Views: 653

Tuesday, July 14, 2020
ship breaking
Maritime News

Widow of Bangladeshi Shipbreaker Free to Sue UK Company, Court Rules

By Naimul Karim DHAKA, July 14 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – A Bangladeshi woman whose husband died while dismantling an oil tanker at a ship-breaking

July 14, 2020
Total Views: 50

Wednesday, June 3, 2020
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Maritime News

Scrapyards Set for New Wave of Containership Demolition as Idle Fleet Grows

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – Demolition markets in the Indian subcontinent have now largely reopened and are preparing for a new wave of

June 3, 2020
Total Views: 136

Friday, February 7, 2020
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Maritime News

Evergreen Line Defends Shipbreaking Practices

Editor’s note: Taiwanese shipping line Evergreen has responded to our report on the NGO Shipbreaking Platform’s recently published list of ships

February 7, 2020
Total Views: 112

Tuesday, February 4, 2020
Maritime News

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,

February 4, 2020
Total Views: 279

Thursday, January 30, 2020
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Maritime News

Teekay Denies Wrongdoing After Norway Office Raided

By Jonathan Saul LONDON, Jan 30 (Reuters) – Norway’s national economic crime unit raided the local office of international shipping company Teekay

January 30, 2020
Total Views: 84

Wednesday, January 15, 2020
Maritime News

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

January 15, 2020
Total Views: 261