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EU Asked to Tackle Dismantling of Floating O&G Platforms

European institutions have called on the EU to address decommissioning of floating oil and gas structures as these ...

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NGOs Ask Brazil to Stop Beaching Ships in South Asia

The NGOs and trade unions have criticized the shipbreaking practices of Transpetro, a part of ...

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Radioactive Waste Found on Maersk's FPSO, Scrapping Stopped

The High Court of Bangladesh has halted the breaking of the floating oil production and storage tanker, North Sea ...

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Banks Setting Up Responsible Ship Recycling Standards

Dutch banks ABN AMRO, ING Bank and NIBC, together with the Scandinavian counterparts SEB and DNB, announced ...

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NGO: High Accident Rate at Aliaga Shipbreaking Yards

Despite being the preferred option for responsible ship recycling when compared to South Asia’s shipbreaking ...

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Majority of Ships Still Scrapped in South Asia

A total of 128 end­-of-­life ships were sold for scrap to the South Asian beaches during the first quarter of 2017, ...

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Alang Demolition Activity Declines by More than 30 Pct in 1Q

Demolition activity at Alang yards in the Indian state of Gujarat decreased by 34 percent from January to March ...

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Norway Arrests Ship Previously Sold to Gadani Scrapyard

The Norwegian environmental authorities arrested the 1989-built barge carrier Harrier, previously named Tide ...

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More Shipowners Opt for South Asian Beaching Yards

The shipping industry’s management of end-of-life vessels has shown no improvements in 2016 as the number ...

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EU Ship Recycling List Raises Issues

Discussion on the recently published European list of approved ship recycling facilities has raised a number of ...

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Five Dead in Fire at Gadani Shipbreaking Yard

At least five workers lost their lives and three to eight were reported missing after a liquefied petroleum gas ...

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Platform Calls for Responsible Recycling of Berge Stahl

The NGO Shipbreaking Platform has called on the owner of the iron ore bulker Berge Stahl and the Dutch authorities ...

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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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South Asian Yards Break 85 Pct of End-of-Life Ships in 3Q

Out of the 144 end-of-life ships which were sold for breaking in the third quarter of 2016, 85 percent ended up on ...

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NGO: 21 Dead in Gadani Shipbreaking Explosion

Twenty one people lost their lives in a series of explosions aboard an oil tanker which was being dismantled at the ...

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NGO Calls On Maersk to Become True Leader for Safe Recycling

After the Danish shipping company Maersk admitted to duplicity in vessel recycling, the NGO Shipbreaking ...

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NGO Shipbreaking Calls for 'Polluter Pays' Principle

The NGO Shipbreaking Platform has called on the European Commission, the European Parliament and Member States to ...

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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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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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ECSA Feigns Ignorance about Alang Beaching Method

The European Community Shipowners’ Association (ECSA) has ignored shortcomings of the beaching method at the ...

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EU: Financial Incentive Could Enhance Sustainable Recycling

Ships regardless of their flag should not be allowed to call at any EU port without a ship recycling license to ...

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