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

Platform publishes South Asia Quarterly Update #35

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 November 22nd, 2023

Press Release – Bangladesh: shipping firms profit from labour abuse

EU should revise law to promote safe, sustainable ship recycling   - Many European shipping companies are knowingly sending their end-of-life ships for scrap in dangerous and… Read More
Published in September 28th, 2023

Platform publishes South Asia Quarterly Update #34

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 August 14th, 2023

Press Release – Ship owner and two directors fined by Dutch Court for breaching EU waste law

Last week, a judgment was handed down by a Rotterdam Court in the Netherlands, convicting the Dutch shipping company Jumbo and two of its directors for their… Read More
Published in July 13th, 2023

Press Release – Petrobras to recycle offshore unit in Brazil for the first time

Petrobras, the major Brazilian energy company, has achieved a significant milestone in its new commitment to sustainable ship recycling with the successful conclusion of the auction for… Read More
Published in July 10th, 2023