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India Invests in Safety Training at Alang Shipbreaking Yard

The Indian Ministry of Shipping has unveiled the first financial boost for capacity building and safety training of ...

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Alang's Leela Yard Gets Social Accountability Certification

Alang-based yard Leela Ship Recycling has become the first ship recycling facility in South Asia to receive the ...

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IRClass Opens Office in Alang

International classification society Indian Register of Shipping (IRClass) has opened an office in Alang, India. ...

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Salvors Switch MV Benita's Towline Connection

As the bulk carrier MV Benita settled deeper into the water while being towed to the Indian coast, the salvors ...

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MV Benita Being Towed to Indian Coast

Following the refloating of the bulk carrier MV Benita on July 23, the Greek owner of the vessel Unit Maritime is ...

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Four Alang Shipbreaking Yards Get EU Compliance Certificates

IRClass Systems and Solutions, an entity promoted by Indian Register of Shipping, has issued EU ship recycling ...

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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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ECSA: Responsible Practices in Alang Need to Be Supported

With close to 70% of all vessels being recycled in South Asia, the shipbreaking yards in Alang, India are one of ...

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Maersk: Ship Recycling Policy Not Changed with Alang Move

Danish shipping giant Maersk Group has not lowered its standard or changed its responsible ship recycling policy ...

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CSC Slams Maersk for Dodging Shipbreaking Laws

After the Danish shipping giant Maersk Group said it would scrap more vessels in the coming years, the ...

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NGO: Maersk Is Perpetuating a Double Standard

Upgrading beaching yards in Alang, India is the wrong approach to solving the issue of substandard shipbreaking ...

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Maersk to Recycle First Two Vessels in Alang, India

Two container vessels, the Maersk Wyoming and the Maersk Georgia, are expected to arrive in India’s Shree Ram ...

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Indian NGOs Voice Concerns Over Alang Beaching

Beaching of end-of-life vessels in Alang has stirred serious concerns from Indian NGOs following a visit to the ...

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EU Shipowners Want Progress at Alang Yards to Be Rewarded

Ship recycling practices in Alang, India, are gradually improving, the European Community Shipowners’ Associations ...

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Maersk Sets Sights on Upgrading Alang Recycling Yards

Danish shipping and energy conglomerate Maersk Group wants to help ship recycling yards in Alang, India to upgrade ...

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Horizon Trader Beached at Shipbreaking Site in India

The Horizon Trader, a 42 year-old US flagged container ship that was acquired by New York-listed shipping company ...

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Indian Shipbreaking Workers in Dire Conditions

The working and living conditions at the shipbreaking yards of Alang, India, remain alarmingly poor, argues a new ...

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