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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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Grimaldi's ACL Criticized for Scrapping ConRo Duo in India

The NGO Shipbreaking Platform is urging German authorities to hold Atlantic Container Line (ACL), a subsidiary of ...

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NGOs Push for Financial Incentives for Clean Ship Recycling

NGOs are calling on the European Union not to put on hold the introduction of a financial incentive for sustainable ...

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NGO: 158 Ships Hit South Asian Beaches in Q2

Out of 210 ships, which were broken in the second quarter of 2017, a total of 158 ended up on South Asian beaches ...

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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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