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Tuesday, May 15, 2018
Shipping’s Financiers Turning the Tide On Controversial Shipbreaking Practices
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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

May 15, 2018
Total Views: 96

Friday, April 27, 2018
NGO Shipbreaking Platform: 152 Ships Broken Up on South Asia’s Beaches in First Quarter of 2018
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NGO Shipbreaking Platform: 152 Ships Broken Up on South Asia’s Beaches in First Quarter of 2018

Of the 206 ships dismantled worldwide up in in the first quarter of 2018, a total 152 ships ended up on beaches in South Asia, according to a quarterly

April 27, 2018
Total Views: 467

Thursday, March 15, 2018
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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

March 15, 2018
Total Views: 72

Thursday, February 22, 2018
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NGO Shipbreaking Platform: 80% of Tonnage Sold for Scrap in 2017 Ended Up on South Asia’s Beaches

Of the 835 large ocean-going commercial ships that were sold for scrap in 2017, a total of 543 ships were intentionally run ashore and dismantled by hand at

February 22, 2018
Total Views: 326

Friday, February 3, 2017
Fatal Accidents Prompt Pakistan to Ban Scrapping of LPG and Oil Tankers at Gadani Shipbreaking Yard
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Fatal Accidents Prompt Pakistan to Ban Scrapping of LPG and Oil Tankers at Gadani Shipbreaking Yard

Officials in Pakistan have halted the scrapping of oil and LPG tankers at the Gadani Shipbreaking Yard, one of the largest demolition yards in South Asia,

February 3, 2017
Total Views: 107

Wednesday, February 1, 2017
NGO Shipbreaking Platform: Use of ‘Polluting’ South Asia Scrap Yards Accelerating
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NGO Shipbreaking Platform: Use of ‘Polluting’ South Asia Scrap Yards Accelerating

A total of 862 ships were dismantled worldwide in 2016, the vast majority of which ended up in South Asia on the beaches of India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh,

February 1, 2017
Total Views: 61

Monday, January 9, 2017
Another Deadly Blast at Gadani Shipbreaking Yard
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Another Deadly Blast at Gadani Shipbreaking Yard

At least five people are dead and after fire broke out inside a beached tanker at the Gadani shipbreaking yard in Pakistan where an explosion in early

January 9, 2017
Total Views: 149

Friday, December 16, 2016
Maersk Sending Four More Ships to Alang
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Maersk Sending Four More Ships to Alang

Danish shipping giant Maersk Line has announced plans to scrap eight panamax ships at yards in India and China. The world’s largest container shipping

December 16, 2016
Total Views: 167

Thursday, December 15, 2016
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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

December 15, 2016
Total Views: 90

Monday, December 12, 2016
Worker Killed Dismantling ‘Youngest Container Ship Sold for Scrap’
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Worker Killed Dismantling ‘Youngest Container Ship Sold for Scrap’

A worker at a shipbreaking yard in Bangladesh has died in accident while working to dismantle German containership Viktoria Wulff, the NGO Shipbreaking

December 12, 2016
Total Views: 91

Tuesday, November 8, 2016
BIMCO: Record Containership Demolition Exceeds 500,000 TEU
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BIMCO: Record Containership Demolition Exceeds 500,000 TEU

(BIMCO) – Containership demolition reach all time high and provides a positive surprise for the struggling container shipping industry. BIMCO have

November 8, 2016
Total Views: 63

Wednesday, November 2, 2016
Death Toll Rises in Pakistani Shipbreaking Yard Explosion
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Death Toll Rises in Pakistani Shipbreaking Yard Explosion

By Gul Yusufzai QUETTA, Pakistan, Nov 2 (Reuters) – Pakistani firefighters were battling on Wednesday to douse a fire still raging more than a day after

November 2, 2016
Total Views: 33

Tuesday, November 1, 2016
12 Dead, Scores Injured in Huge Blast at Pakistani Shipbreaking Yard
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12 Dead, Scores Injured in Huge Blast at Pakistani Shipbreaking Yard

By Syed Raza Hassan ISLAMABAD, Nov 1 (Reuters) – At least 12 Pakistani workers were killed and more than 50 injured on Tuesday after a huge blast ripped

November 1, 2016
Total Views: 7

Monday, October 17, 2016
Maersk Defends Controversial Use of Alang Shipbreaking Yards
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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’

October 17, 2016
Total Views: 71

Tuesday, September 20, 2016
IMO Ship Recycling Convention Gets Boost from Panama
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IMO Ship Recycling Convention Gets Boost from Panama

The International Maritime Organization’s effort to implement new international regulations intended to the promote safe and environmentally

September 20, 2016
Total Views: 111

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10-Year-Old Panamax Becomes Youngest Containership Ever Sold for Scrap

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – The 4,546 teu 2006-built Viktoria Wulff (ex MSC Firenze) has become the youngest containership to be sold for scrap as

September 20, 2016
Total Views: 320

Monday, July 18, 2016
Shipping Oversupply to Persist Despite Big Scrapping Plans, Drewry Says
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Shipping Oversupply to Persist Despite Big Scrapping Plans, Drewry Says

COPENHAGEN, July 18 (Reuters) – A record number of around 150 container vessels are expected to be scrapped in 2016 but it will not be enough for an

July 18, 2016
Total Views: 49

Thursday, July 7, 2016
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European Commission Report Recommends ‘Ship Recycling License’

A new report by the European Commission recommends the introduction of a ship recycling license for all ships calling at EU ports as a form of financial

July 7, 2016
Total Views: 63

Wednesday, June 29, 2016
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Anti-Beaching Advocate: Five Workers Killed in Surge of Fatal Accidents in Chittagong

A recent surge of fatal accidents at shipbreaking yards in Bangladesh has labor and human rights groups calling for measures to enhance safety for workers and

June 29, 2016
Total Views: 85

Monday, June 13, 2016
European Shipowners Back Maersk’s Stance on Alang
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European Shipowners Back Maersk’s Stance on Alang

European shipowners are speaking up in support of responsible ship recycling in Alang, India and the decision by several large shipowners to begin testing

June 13, 2016
Total Views: 7
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