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.
Brussels, 18 August 2015 – The Norwegian Shipowners’ Association says no to the beaching of end-of-life vessels – the NGO Shipbreaking Platform, a global coalition of 19 environmental and human rights organisations, welcomes this decision and calls on other ship owners and their… More
Platform News – Shipbreaking at SAIL Amsterdam 2015: CSR Netherlands explains sustainable recycling to children and parents at pop-up scrap yard
Brussels, 11 August 2015 – The NGO Shipbreaking Platform applauds CSR Netherlands, a Dutch-based network of companies, NGOs and researchers advocating for corporate social responsibility, for using SAIL Amsterdam 2015 to encourage children to learn more about sustainable ship recycling and about the… More
Brussels, 30 July 2015 – The NGO Shipbreaking Platform publishes today the sixth 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… More
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