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South Asian Shipbreaking Yards Claim 19 Lives This Year

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Another 30 have been severely injured.

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Three Dead, Several Injured at Chittagong Shipbreaking Yard

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Three workers died and at least six were injured following a toxic gas leak at a shipbreaking yard in Bangladesh.

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Man Dies while Breaking Boxship in Bangladesh

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One worker lost his life in an incident at a shipbreaking yard in Chittagong, Bangladesh.

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Bangladesh's 2nd LNG Terminal Starts Operations

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Bangladesh commissioned its second LNG terminal, the Summit LNG Terminal, offshore Moheshkhali Island.

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Bangladesh’s 1st LNG Import Terminal Inaugurated

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Bangladesh’s first LNG import facility, Moheshkhali Floating LNG (MLNG) terminal, kick starts operations.

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Mitsubishi to Buy Stake in Bangladesh LNG Terminal

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Japanese Mitsubishi Corporation to acquire a 25% interest in Summit LNG Terminal (SLNG).

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Report: Blast Kills Two at Chittagong Dockyard

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Two workers have died following a gas cylinder blast on board a vessel at Chittagong Marine Dockyard.

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Gunvor Revealed as Charterer of Exmar’s FSRU Barge

Exmar FSRU Barge

Exmar has executed a ten-year charter with commodity trader Gunvor for the provision of its FFSRU barge.

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Bangladeshi Shipbreaking Bill to Improve Working Conditions

Bangladesh passes ship recycling bill to improve working conditions in its shipbreaking yards.

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GMS: Pakistani Scrapyards Starving for Tonnage

Shortage of bulkers intended for scrapping is expected to starve an overheated Pakistani market for tonnage.

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PSA Marine Tugs to Assist Ships at Bangladesh LNG Terminal

PSA Marine Bangladesh is to provide support services to LNG ships calling at Summit LNG FSRU Terminal in Bangladesh. 

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6 Workers Die at Bangladeshi Shipbreaking Yards in 2 Months

Six workers died and eight were injured in ten separate accidents at Bangladeshi shipbreaking yards in two months.

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Milaha Sets Up Sri Lanka-Bangladesh Feeder Service

Qatar-based maritime transport and logistics conglomerate Milaha is launching a direct feeder service between Sri ...

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Chittagong Recycling Yard Gets Hong Kong Convention SOC

PHP Family, a recycling yard in Chittagong, Bangladesh has received a Statement of Compliance (SOC) with the Hong ...

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Svitzer Wins Work at Bangladesh’s 1st LNG Import Terminal

Excelerate Energy Bangladesh Limited (Excelerate) has awarded Svitzer a fifteen-year contract to provide marine ...

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Report: Chittagong Congestion to Clear Up in Two Weeks

Bangladeshi port of Chittagong could soon clear up the congestion which started building up at the site in May ...

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GMS: Pakistan to Tighten Scrapping Rules for Tankers

Pakistani shipbreaking yards, which are currently closed for tankers following accidents on uncleaned FSU and LPG ...

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IFC, Excelerate Secure Funds for 1st Bangladeshi LNG Project

Excelerate Energy Bangladesh Limited (Excelerate) and IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, have secured debt ...

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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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