Press Release – Toxic aircraft carrier São Paulo rejected by Turkey returning to Brazil

Environmental and labour groups declare victory  The toxic waste-laden aircraft carrier SÃO PAULO is on its way back to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. IBAMA, the Brazilian Agency… Read More
Published in September 28th, 2022

Platform News – REMINDER: Ship Recycling Lab on 20-21 September in Rotterdam

It’s almost time! We hope your calendars are marked because the Ship Recycling Lab is about to take place in the shipping hub of Rotterdam. On the… Read More
Published in September 08th, 2022

Press Release – Turkish authorities ban the entrance of toxic aircraft carrier São Paulo

Success after weeks of public protests Turkey has finally banned the toxic aircraft carrier SÃO PAULO from entering its national waters. For weeks, local environmental and labour… Read More
Published in September 02nd, 2022

Platform publishes South Asia Quarterly Update #30

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 30th, 2022

Press Release – Turkey demands new survey of massive toxic warship before import


Green groups applaud Turkish request The Brazilian government and Sok Denizcilik Tic.Ve Ltd.Sti (SOK) of Aliaga, Turkey, the buyer of the Aircraft Carrier SÃO PAULO, were sent… Read More
Published in August 23rd, 2022

Press Release – Imminent breaking of asbestos-laden NOASS Miller Freeman worries NGOs and local residents of Union Bay, British Columbia

With the latest news that a ship containing high amounts of toxic substances will be dismantled in Union Bay, Stand.earth, Georgia Strait Alliance, the NGO Shipbreaking Platform… Read More
Published in August 22nd, 2022

Press Release – Brazil silent as renegade aircraft carrier moves in 
defiance of injunction and international law


Toxic warship on 6,000-mile illegal voyage across the Atlantic Environmental, human rights, and labor organisations from around the world are sounding the alarm over the former Brazilian… Read More
Published in August 17th, 2022

Press Release – Toxic warship “Clemenceau II” starts voyage from Brazil to the Mediterranean Sea

In violation of Basel and Barcelona Conventions -- NGOs call on President Macron to take responsibility for old French aircraft carrier Reports from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil… Read More
Published in August 05th, 2022

Press Release – Surge of accidents at yards owned by Kabir Group in Bangladesh

Since the beginning of 2022, out of the eighteen accidents that shook the Bangladeshi shipbreaking industry, six have taken place at yards owned by Kabir Steel Re-Rolling… Read More
Published in June 02nd, 2022

Press Release – Fatal accident at Alang yard during cutting of BW Offshore vessel

A worker lost his life while scrapping BW Offshore’s Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO) unit CIDADE DE SAO VICENTE (IMO 7380693) at an Indian beaching yard… Read More
Published in April 27th, 2022