The NGO Shipbreaking Platform is a coalition of 19 environmental, human rights and labour rights organisations working to prevent the dangerous pollution and unsafe working conditions caused when end-of-life ships containing toxic materials in their structure are freely traded in the global marketplace.

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Platform News – Dire working and living conditions in Indian shipbreaking yards

Report by Indian research institute reveals poor enforcement of occupational health and safety provisions Brussels, 18 December 2014 – The working and living conditions at the shipbreaking yards of Alang, India, remain alarmingly poor, argues a new study published in the Economic &… More

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Platform News – “Toxic ships for Bangladesh”: A TV documentary on German ship owners and their shipbreaking practices

Sunday 26 October 2014, 14:45 – 15:15 on German state TV channel ZDF         Read this Platform News in German                                        … More

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Platform News – “Giftiger Tankerschrott für Bangladesch”: Fernsehdokumentation über deutsche Reeder und die Abwrackpraxis ihrer Schrottschiffe

26. Oktober 2014, 14:45-15:15 auf dem ZDF (im Rahmen des Programmes planet e)                                            Brüssel, 23. Oktober 2014 – Erst letzten Monat hat… More

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Platform publishes South Asia Quarterly Update #3

Brussels, 9 October 2014 – The NGO Shipbreaking Platform publishes today the third South Asia Quarterly Update, a briefing paper in which it informs about the shipbreaking industry in Bangladesh, India and Pakistan.Providing an overview of vessels broken on the beaches of South… More

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Hapag-Lloyd joins growing crowd of responsible recyclers

2 September 2014 - Last week we applauded Hamburg-based Hapag-Lloyd for having adopted a new, progressive ship recycling policy: Germany’s leading shipping company will now only seek “sustainable solutions for green ship recycling” [1]. Here’s what they said: “While previously our second-hand ships were used for a longer time by their new owners after we had sold [...] More

Shipbreaking workers die dismantling ships owned by Teekay, NOL and FESCO

9 April 2014 - Several shipbreaking workers have already been reported as killed since the start of this year as a result of accidents in the shipbreaking yards of South Asia. Some of these accidents took place onboard ships beached by well-known shipping companies. On 19 January, two shipbreaking workers’ hands and faces were severely burned [...] More
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