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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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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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Denmark Signs Hong Kong Ship Recycling Convention

Denmark has become the seventh country to accede to the international Hong Kong Convention in an effort to ensure ...

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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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Oversupply of Ships: Industry Should Sort Out Itself

The oversupply of tonnage in the shipping industry should be left to sort out itself, it was concluded at a panel ...

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Death Toll Climbs at Chittagong Shipbreaking Yards

Two workers lost their lives at the Chittagong shipbreaking yards in the last two weeks, bringing the total death ...

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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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Höegh Autoliners Scraps MV Höegh Triton

Norway’s car carrier owner and operator Höegh Autoliners has sold its 1988-built Pure Car and Truck Carrier ...

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Clarksons: 2016 Busy Year for Scrapping

2016 was a busy year for global ship recycling, especially when it comes to boxships and bulkers. What is more, ...

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India Disposes of Alang Hazardous Waste

All hazardous waste generated at Alang shiprecycling facilities is being disposed of “in a safe and ...

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Uncertainty Looms over Pakistani Shipbreaking Yards

The decision to halt shipbreaking activities at Gadani yards in Pakistan has left many fearing for the fate of new ...

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Minister Bans Shipbreaking Activities at Gadani Yards

The demolition of tankers and liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) carriers at Pakistan’s Gadani shipbreaking yards ...

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Authority Revokes Gadani's Ship Cutting Permissions

After the Pakistani shipbreaking market officially reopened following three high profile accidents, it was hit by ...

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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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Maersk Line Scraps 8 Panamaxes

Maersk Line has sent eight of its Panamax containerships to be recycled in shipbreaking yards in India and China. ...

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Danish Parliament Discusses Maersk's Beaching Practices

Opposition parties in Denmark have called on the government to ensure that end-of-life vessels owned by the Danish ...

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Shipbreaking Activities to Restart at Gadani Yard

The activities at Pakistan’s Gadani shipbreaking yards are set to resume following an order by the High Court ...

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Bulkers Account for Lion's Share of Scrapped Tonnage in 2016

Strong demolition has been a prominent feature of the shipping industry this year, as challenging market conditions ...

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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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Indian Subcontinent Remains Shipbreaking Hub

A total of 51 vessels were sold for demolition during October 2016, with the majority of them destined for the ...

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EESC Pushes for Polluter Pays Principle in Shipbreaking

The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) adopted an own initiative opinion that calls on the European ...

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