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Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Scrapped – MOL Cuts 20 Capesize Bulkers

TOKYO – Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. announced their plans today for the scrapping or cold lay-up of 10 to 20 Capesize bulkers in consideration of this

June 13, 2012
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Tuesday, May 8, 2012
The IMO and Ship Recycling [VIDEO]

The IMO and Ship Recycling [VIDEO]

On the heels of yesterdays post about the ship breaking operations at the Gadani Ship Breaking yard in Pakistan, this video, produced by the International

May 8, 2012
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Monday, May 7, 2012
Ship Breaking Operations in Gadani, Pakistan [VIDEO]

Ship Breaking Operations in Gadani, Pakistan [VIDEO]

Here’s a video of the ship breaking operations at the Gadani Ship Breaking Yard in Pakistan.  At one point, the yard was the largest ship-breaking

May 7, 2012
Total Views: 146

Wednesday, May 2, 2012
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Baltic Dry Index Could Be Supported with Scrapping of 50 Million Deadweight Tons

SINGAPORE (Dow Jones)–The Baltic Dry Index, the bellwether gauge of rates for ship dry commodities including grains, iron ore and coal, will likely find

May 2, 2012
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Wednesday, April 18, 2012
Ship Scrapping Duo Plead Guilty to Environmental Crimes in Virginia

Ship Scrapping Duo Plead Guilty to Environmental Crimes in Virginia

A Virginia ship scrapping company and two of its owners have plead guilty to various environmental crimes stemming from their activities in the ship scrapping

April 18, 2012
Total Views: 39

Monday, March 19, 2012

Ship Breaking In Bangladesh – The Graveyard of Giants

The Graveyard of Giants By Jan Møller Hansen – Click HERE for the full photo slideshow. [dropcap]S[/dropcap] hip breaking in

March 19, 2012
Total Views: 329

Wednesday, March 14, 2012
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The Love Boat Sold For Scrap

Fans of bad TV from the 70’s and 80’s are shedding a tear today on news that one of the world’s most famous ships, the M/V Pacific, has been

March 14, 2012
Total Views: 391

Tuesday, February 28, 2012
The Graveyard of Giants: A history of ship breaking in Bangladesh

The Graveyard of Giants: A history of ship breaking in Bangladesh

By Jan Møller Hansen Ship breaking in Bangladesh started back in 1960 when the Bay of Bengal was struck by a cyclone, which left a giant cargo ship beached

February 28, 2012
Total Views: 748

Thursday, February 16, 2012
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Scrapping The USS Savannah – The Ruination of a Tanker

The USS Savannah (AOR-4), a Wichita-class tanker almost as long as two football fields, was operated by Military Sealift Command to refuel warships in the

February 16, 2012
Total Views: 631

Tuesday, February 7, 2012
Indian Shipbreakers are Looking at a Busy Year Ahead

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+

February 7, 2012
Total Views: 9

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

August 24, 2011
Total Views: 61

Wednesday, May 4, 2011
GL strengthens support of green ship recycling in Asia

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

May 4, 2011
Total Views: 9

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

September 12, 2010
Total Views: 67

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

July 18, 2010
Total Views: 2135

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

May 8, 2009
Total Views: 1

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

April 22, 2008
Total Views: 103

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

February 13, 2008
Total Views: 108

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

October 24, 2007
Total Views: 139

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

October 15, 2007
Total Views: 32

Thursday, September 6, 2007

The Ship Breakers – Video

September 6, 2007
Total Views: 26


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