Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Indian Shipbreakers are Looking at a Busy Year Ahead

Amidst the fears of Global Economic Turmoil, the ship breaking yard in India at Alang in Bhavnagar District in Gujarat state is all set to demolish 400+ vessels, in financial...

February 7, 2012
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Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Iron Crows – A Vivid Look Inside Bangladesh Shipbreakers

Under a monsoon rain of sparks blowtorches tear through the thick steel skin of a ship. As they are cut lose, swaths of metal crash to the ground with thunder....

August 24, 2011
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Wednesday, May 4, 2011

GL strengthens support of green ship recycling in Asia

Germanischer Lloyd (GL) has recently intensified its efforts to help shipyards, ship owners, suppliers and recycling facilities in Asia to comply with the forthcoming International Convention for the Safe and...

May 4, 2011
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Sunday, September 12, 2010

Antiques For Sale – Cruise Ship Style

One of the perks of taking a vessel on her final voyage to the shipbreakers is the chance to pack your seabag with sextants, clocks or whatever else you can...

September 12, 2010
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Sunday, July 18, 2010
Ship Design

MV Mont, Knock Nevis, Jahre Viking – World’s Largest Supertanker

MV Mont, formerly Knock Nevis, was the largest ship ever built. Before her final journey as the MV Mont she was known as the Knock Nevis and was a Norwegian...

July 18, 2010
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Friday, May 8, 2009

Shipbreaking conference aims to make industry safer and greener

This Monday, an ad hoc diplomatic conference will begin in Hong Kong that aims to make the ship breaking industry safer for its workers and for the environment by considering...

May 8, 2009
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Tuesday, April 22, 2008

The End Of Infamy? Shipbreaking at Alang

Photo by Edward Burtynsky The Economic Times of India bring us news of the world’s most infamous ship breakers; The hands that used to work on mammoth ocean liners and...

April 22, 2008
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Wednesday, February 13, 2008

Final Voyage – S/S Independence

Photo by dollar_bill Telstar Logistics provides details on this historic day: This is a”view of a newly vacant pier 70 shipyard, now that the Oceanic Independence has left to meet...

February 13, 2008
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Wednesday, October 24, 2007

Edward Burtynsky – Shipbreaking Images

Edward Burtynsky makes a wish: that his images — stunning landscapes that document humanity’s impact on the world — help persuade millions to join a global conversation on sustainability. A...

October 24, 2007
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Monday, October 15, 2007

Breaking the Heart – S/S Norway

Today is Blog Action Day and the topic of discussion throughout the blogoshpere is the environment. There are many issues and environmental news stories worth addressing like alternative energy ideas,...

October 15, 2007
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Thursday, September 6, 2007

The Ship Breakers – Video

[googlevideo]http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-6202308158044631485&q=Ship+Breakers&total=203&start=0&num=10&so=0&type=search&plindex=0[/googlevideo] CBSnews.com tells us: (CBS) This segment was originally broadcast on Nov. 5, 2006. It was updated on Aug. 29, 2007. Now and then 60 Minutes take viewers to places...

September 6, 2007
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