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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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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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EU Adds 8 New Yards to Ship Recycling Facility List

Six Scandinavian and one Turkish yard have been included.

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ASA Calls on China, India to Ratify Hong Kong Convention

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The Asian Shipowners' Association urges China and India to ratify the Hong Kong Convention.

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Malta Becomes Newest Hong Kong Convention Member

Convention members now represent more than 28.8 percent of world merchant shipping tonnage.

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IMO Secretary-General Calls for Wider Adoption of HKC

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Ten years after the adoption of the IMO’s Hong Kong Convention (HKC), there has been progress with voluntary ...

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EU Should Encourage Asian Demolition Yards to Get on List

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Audited South Asian ship recycling facilities should receive "a fair chance" to get on the EU list.

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ASA Welcomes Japan's Accession to HKC

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The Asian Shipowners’ Association welcomes Japan’s ratification of the Hong Kong International Convention.

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BIMCO: EU Ship Recycling Rules Disadvantage European Owners

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Only 9 out of 26 shipyards on the EU list of approved recycling facilities are open for ship recycling, BIMCO said.

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Teekay Joins Ship Recycling Transparency Initiative

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The Ship Recycling Transparency Initiative welcomes Teekay as its new member. 

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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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KLP Excludes NAT from Its Investments

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Norway's largest pension company KLP excludes NAT from its investments.

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Ship Recycling Transparency Initiative's Online Tool Is Live

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A tool for sharing information on ship recycling to drive responsible practice was launched earlier today.

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3 Non-EU Yards Join Approved List of Recycling Facilities

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For the first time, three yards located outside the EU have been included in the list.

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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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Seven Hurt, Three Critical in Gadani Tanker Fire

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Seven people injured, three in critical condition after an oil tanker caught fire in Gadani.

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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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Tanker Fire Under Control in Gadani

A fire which broke out on board a tanker at a shipbreaking yard in Gadani has been put under control.

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ISRA Calls on China to Revise Ship Recycling Decision

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ISRA concerned over China's decision to stop recycling international ships.

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China to Ban Recycling of International Ships

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China plans to stop allowing the recycling of international ships at its yards.

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