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 – Platform welcomes new IndustriALL campaign on ship recycling: living and working conditions of shipbreaking workers still deplorable

Brussels, 6 July 2015 – The NGO Shipbreaking Platform strongly welcomes IndustriALL’s “Campaign to clean up Shipbreaking – the world’s most dangerous job”. IndustriALL, which represents 50 million workers in 140 countries, calls upon governments to finally make the shipbreaking industry safer for… More

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Platform News – NGO Shipbreaking Platform presents its Annual Report 2014

Brussels, 22 June 2015 – The NGO Shipbreaking Platform, a global coalition of environmental, human rights and labour rights organisations working to promote safe and clean ship recycling worldwide, presents its Annual Report 2014. You are invited to find out more in our… More

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Platform News – NGO Shipbreaking Platform holds AGM 2015, visits ship recycling yards in Turkey

10 June 2015 – The NGO Shipbreaking Platform, a global coalition of 19 environmental, human rights and labour rights organisations campaigning for safe, clean and just ship recycling worldwide, came together for its annual general meeting last week in Izmir, Turkey. Members and… More

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Press Release – Civil society calls on Greece to address poor environmental performance of Greek shipping

  Athens, 28 May 2015 – Several key environmental NGOs working on sustainable shipping have met with Greek and European policy makers to discuss concerns related to the shipping industry’s high emissions, marine pollution and poor shipbreaking practices. As one of the largest… More

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NGO Shipbreaking Platform works hand in hand with Dutch ship owner Boskalis for sustainable ship recycling in Mexico

Brussels, 15 April 2015 – NGO Shipbreaking Platform board member Merijn Hougee has collaborated with Dutch dredging and marine expert Boskalis over several months to develop a comprehensive ship recycling policy. Boskalis has decided for clean and safe dismantling of its obsolete fleet in a Mexican ship recycling facility with which the ship owner has [...] More

32 Multinational Companies Say ‘No’ to Dirty and Dangerous Shipbreaking

Brussels, 2 April 2015 – Major companies such as H&M, Tetra Laval, ABB, Philips, Volvo and Volkswagen do not want to be associated with substandard shipbreaking practices in South Asia and have asked their forwarders – the shipping companies they use to transport their goods – to adopt sustainable ship recycling policies. In January, the [...] More
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