Press Release – Norwegian ambassador undermines Norwegian law

Bellona and the NGO Shipbreaking Platform, along with several stakeholders within Norway's recycling and waste industry, have sent an open letter to the Norwegian Minister of Foreign… Read More
Published in April 10th, 2024

Press Release – Worst corporate dumpers asked to clean up their acts

Targeting sustainability and fleet managers, the NGO Shipbreaking Platform calls for the adoption of responsible ship recycling policies in letters sent to shipping companies standing out for… Read More
Published in March 21st, 2024

SAVE THE DATE – 2nd Ship Recycling Lab

After the successful organisation of the first edition of the Ship Recycling Lab: Transformation Through Innovation back in 2022, the NGO Shipbreaking Platform, still recognising the need… Read More
Published in March 04th, 2024

Press Release – Union Bay residents still fighting against hazardous shipbreaking

Three years after initial protests and warnings, the infamous shipbreaking company Deep Water Recovery Ltd (DWR) persists in scrapping vessels at Union Bay, Canada, in blatant violation… Read More
Published in February 13th, 2024

Platform News – Latest report on ship recycling in Turkey presented in Izmir

On February 3, the NGO Shipbreaking Platform presented its latest report, Ship Recycling in Turkey – Challenges and Future Directions, in Izmir, Turkey. Attending the event, representatives… Read More
Published in February 12th, 2024

Press Release – Platform publishes list of ships dismantled worldwide in 2023

Shipping industry's disgrace: 85 percent of global tonnage scrapped on three beaches in South Asia According to new data released today by the NGO Shipbreaking Platform, 446… Read More
Published in February 01st, 2024

Platform publishes South Asia Quarterly Update #36

In this quarterly publication, the NGO Shipbreaking Platform informs about the shipbreaking industry in Bangladesh, India and Pakistan. Providing an overview of accidents that took place on… Read More
Published in January 25th, 2024

Press Release – Two workers killed at Gadani shipbreaking yards

NGOs join trade unions in calling for enforcement of occupational health and safety standards   On January 16 2024, two workers, Qasim and Mustafa, lost their lives… Read More
Published in January 23rd, 2024

Press Release – Ship recycling in Aliağa under the spotlight

NGOs call on Turkey and the EU to bring needed change and transition the sector towards dry docks The NGO Shipbreaking Platform publishes today its report Ship… Read More
Published in December 20th, 2023

Press Release – UAE takes important steps towards sustainable ship recycling

NGOs call on the European Union and ship owners to follow suit The United Arab Emirates (UAE)’s new Ship Recycling Regulation requires a dry dock or equivalent… Read More
Published in December 11th, 2023