Platform News – Investigative journalists catch Maersk red-handed in Alang

Conditions at beaching yard strongly criticised Investigative journalists from Danwatch today release their comprehensive report on the reality inside Shree Ram shipbreaking yard in Alang, India, where… Read More
Published in October 13th, 2016

Platform News – The new lobbyist of beaching, Maersk, ignores concerns of environmental and human rights experts

When Maersk decided earlier this year to sell two end-of-life ships to beaching yards in Alang, India, a broad coalition of European environmental and human rights NGOs… Read More
Published in October 06th, 2016

Platform News – NGO Shipbreaking Platform demands European Ship Recycling Licence

In a position paper published today, the NGO Shipbreaking Platform calls on the European Commission, the European Parliament and Member States to support the introduction of a… Read More
Published in October 05th, 2016

Platform News – SAVE THE DATE: “The Circular Economy” on 13 October 2016 in Brussels

The Circular Economy will be high up on the agenda of an event organised by the European Parliament’s S&D Group on Thursday 13 October 2016. The Platform’s… Read More
Published in October 03rd, 2016

Platform News – Legambiente joins Platform’s campaign for sustainable ship recycling

The NGO Shipbreaking Platform welcomes onboard Legambiente, its first-ever Italian member organization. Legambiente is a non-profit association created in 1980 for the safeguard of the environment and… Read More
Published in September 19th, 2016

Platform publishes South Asia Quarterly Update #10

The NGO Shipbreaking Platform publishes today the tenth South Asia Quarterly Update, a briefing paper in which it informs about the shipbreaking industry in Bangladesh, India and… Read More
Published in August 10th, 2016

Platform News – ECSA’s Alang report turns a blind eye on problems of beaching method

The European Community Shipowners’ Association’s (ECSA) has published a report on their visit to the Alang shipbreaking yards in India last April. The NGO Shipbreaking Platform criticises… Read More
Published in July 20th, 2016

Press Release – European Commission report recommends the introduction of a Ship Recycling License

Ships regardless of their flag should not be allowed to call at any EU port without a ship recycling license to incentivise sustainable ship recycling, a European… Read More
Published in July 06th, 2016

Platform News – Surge of fatal accidents in Chittagong

10 shipbreaking workers killed or severely injured in one month only At least five shipbreaking workers have been killed and five more severely injured in a series… Read More
Published in June 27th, 2016

Platform News – Clean Shipping Coalition: Maersk undermines its reputation with plan to circumvent ship recycling law

The Clean Shipping Coalition criticises container ship giant Maersk for its statement that is considers to flag out end-of-life vessels from the Danish or other European registries… Read More
Published in June 08th, 2016