Bangladeshi Scrapping Tax Revoked

The prohibitive taxes announced in Bangladesh’s recent budget will be reversed for the next two years, at the ...

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Korean Register to Survey, Class Bangladeshi-Flagged Ships

Classification society Korean Register (KR) has signed an agreement with the Government of Bangladesh to deliver ...

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2017 Budget to Hit Pakistan, Bangladesh Scrapping Sectors

Ship-recycling sectors in Pakistan and Bangladesh have witnessed a decrease in LDT price after the respective ...

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Death Toll Climbs at Chittagong Shipbreaking Yards

Two workers lost their lives at the Chittagong shipbreaking yards in the last two weeks, bringing the total death ...

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Bangladesh Eyes Greener Ship-Recycling

In an effort to make the country’s ship-recycling facilities greener and more sustainable, the Government of ...

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Worker Dies at Bangladeshi Shipbreaking Yard

A worker died while dismantling German container ship Viktoria Wulff at Arefin shipbreaking yard in Chittagong, ...

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Indian Subcontinent Remains Shipbreaking Hub

A total of 51 vessels were sold for demolition during October 2016, with the majority of them destined for the ...

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Partners Selected to Develop New Terminal at Chittagong Port

Bangladesh’s Chittagong Port Authority (CPA) has selected three companies to carry out a feasibility study, ...

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Another Fatality Reported at Bangladeshi Shipbreaking Yard

Another shipbreaking worker died following an accident which occurred at Bangladesh’s shipbreaking yard K.R ...

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Bangladeshi Payra Port Inaugurated

Bangladesh’s Payra Bandar (Payra Port), located at the southern region of Patualhali, was inaugurated and ...

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Scrapping Activity at South Asian Beaches Rises in Q2

A total of 182, out of 212 end­-of-­life ships which were sold for breaking in the second quarter of 2016, ended up ...

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Bangladesh Step Closer to Its 1st LNG Import Terminal

The US-based specialist in floating LNG solutions Excelerate Energy, Bangladesh Oil, Gas and Mineral Corporation ...

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Fatal Accidents Rise at Bangladeshi Shipbreaking Yards

At least five shipbreaking workers have been killed and five more severely injured in a series of fatal accidents ...

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Six More Ships Head to Bangladeshi Shipbreaking Yards

A total of six vessels will soon land on the beaches of the substandard South Asian shipbreaking yards in ...

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79 Pct of Ships Sold for Scrap in Q1 Ended Up in South Asia

Out of 239 end-of-life ships sold for breaking in the first quarter of 2016 a total of 79 per cent of ships ended ...

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India Sends Boxship on First Direct Route to Bangladesh

An Indian containership departed from the country’s East Coast port of Krishnapatnam on a first direct route ...

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Guards Fire at Bangladeshi Shipbreaking Workers

Private security personnel of Kabir Steel shipbreaking yard, located north of Bangladesh’s major port city, ...

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India, Bangladesh Ink Draft MoU on Passenger Services

Governments of India and Bangladesh met in New Delhi where they drafted a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on ...

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Gas Cylinder Blast Kills Three Ship Breakers in Chittagong

Three men died on October 20 after a gas cylinder they were cutting at a Chittagong shipbreaking yard in Bangladesh ...

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Bangladesh Yard Blast Death Toll Rises to Four

Four workers have died following a gas cylinder explosion in a shipbreaking yard in Chittagong, Bangladesh and the ...

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3 Workers Succumb to Injuries from Bangladesh Yard Blast

Three workers out of eight who were injured in a blast on Sunday at a shipbreaking yard, owned by Shital ...

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