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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NGO: 146 Ships Sent to South Asian Beaches in 2nd Quarter

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More than half of the ships sold to South Asia this quarter changed flag just weeks before hitting the beach.

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Two Dead after Explosion at Chittagong Shipbreaking Yard

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Two workers died and several others sustained injuries.

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NGO: 142 Ships Beached in South Asia in Q1

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NGO Shipbreaking Platform: 142 ships ended up on South Asian beaches in the first quarter of 2019.

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NGO: Norwegian Pension Funds to Focus on Indian Shipbreaking

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Norwegian Council on Ethics for GPFG plans to turn its attention towards Indian shipbreaking practices.

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Two Workers Die Following Tanker Fire in Chittagong

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A fire in the engine room of a tanker being dismantled on a beach in Bangladesh, claimed the lives of two workers.

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90 Pct of Tonnage Scrapped on South Asian Beaches

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 A total of 744 large ocean-going commercial vessels were sold to the scrap yards in 2018.

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Dutch Owner Fined USD 3.4 Mn for Beaching a Ship

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Dutch ship owner has paid a price tag of almost EUR 3 million for beaching a vessel in India.

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Shipbreaking in Gadani Banned after Two Tanker Fires

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The two tanker fires from last week resulted in a ban on all shipbreaking activities in Gadani.

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NGO: 24 Deaths Recorded at Beaching Yards in South Asia

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NGO Shipbreaking Platform: 24 deaths and 9 injuries were recorded at beaching yards in South Asia

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Report: EU Has Capacity to Break Its Ships

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The EU-approved demolition yards will have enough capacity to handle demand from EU-flagged ships.

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NGO Platform: 169 Ships Sold to South Asian Beaches

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NGO Shipbreaking Platform: From a total of 220 ships that were scrapped in 2Q 2018, 169 vessels hit the South Asian ...

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Shipping Industry Wants Beaching Yards on EU List

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NGO: Shipping industry said EU standard must be lowered so that beaching yards can be approved.

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NGO: 152 Ships Sold to South Asian Yards in 1Q

Hanjin Rome beached in Chittagong, Bangladesh

NGO Shipbreaking Platform: 152 ships were sold to the beaches of South Asia for breaking in the first quarter of 2018.

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GMS, NGO Shipbreaking Platform Embroiled in Legal Quarrel

The dispute between cash buyer GMS and NGO Shipbreaking Platform seems to have reached a tipping point.

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NGO: Greek, German Owners Top South Asian Scrapping List

Greek and German shipowners top the list of countries which sent the most end-of-life ships to South Asia.

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NGOs Denounce PHP Yard's Shipbreaking Certification

Statements of Compliance with the Hong Kong Convention are no guarantee for safe shipbreaking activities, NGO says.

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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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NGO: Gadani Shipbreaking Yard Hit by Fire

Pakistan’s Gadani shipbreaking yard has been hit with another fire, according to NGO Shipbreaking Platform. ...

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NGO: GMB Keeps Alang Ship Recycling in the Dark?

The Gujarat Maritime Board (GMB) has “turned a cold shoulder” to requests by the NGO Shipbreaking ...

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124 Ships Dumped on South Asia's Beaches in Q3

Some 124 ships out of 227 ships broken in the third quarter of 2017 ended up on beaches in South Asia for dirty and ...

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