Platform News – NGO Shipbreaking Platform presents Annual Report 2016

The NGO Shipbreaking Platform presents its Annual Report 2016. Last year, at least 52 workers lost their lives on the shipbreaking beaches in South Asia. The worst… Read More
Published in May 16th, 2017

Platform publishes South Asia Quarterly Update #12

128 ships were sold for scrap to the South Asian beaches in the first quarter of 2017 [1]. Eleven workers were killed and at least four additional… Read More
Published in April 25th, 2017

Press Release – Controversial Tide Carrier under arrest in Norway

Attempt to illegally export the ship to Pakistan revealed After having been informed by the NGO Shipbreaking Platform and its member organisation Bellona that the TIDE CARRIER… Read More
Published in April 06th, 2017

Platform News – EU ship recyclers join voices to promote clean and safe practices

Five European ship recycling yards announced yesterday that they have joined forces to effectively raise awareness of existing best practice and the fact that there is capacity… Read More
Published in March 10th, 2017

Press Release – EU’s leverage & insurance policy on dirty shipping needed

Environmental NGOs call upon the EU to effectively regulate ship borne pollution From dangerous emissions in ports to hazardous scrapping on South Asian beaches, European shipping companies… Read More
Published in February 28th, 2017

Press Release – Platform publishes list of ships dismantled worldwide in 2016

European ship owners top the list of global dumpers: the EU must do more to reverse this scandal Read our country-specific press releases: Brazil | Germany |… Read More
Published in February 01st, 2017

Platform News – ‘With Bare Hands’: an immersive journey into the problems of shipbreaking

International media outlets publish 'With bare hands', the first multimedia and data-driven reporting project that documents the negative impacts on the environment and the human costs of… Read More
Published in January 25th, 2017

Platform News – Fire on Greek ship raises death toll in Pakistan

Another catastrophic fire shakes Gadani shipbreaking yards Five more shipbreaking workers were killed and one injured in yet another fire that took place in the shipbreaking yards… Read More
Published in January 10th, 2017

Platform News – No more dead workers!

Platform calls for responsible solution for Berge Stahl, flag ship of the Port of Rotterdam The Berge Stahl, one of the world’s largest iron ore bulkers, made… Read More
Published in December 20th, 2016

Press Release – Danish opposition parties call on Government to stop beaching of Maersk vessels

Questioned Minister lacks political direction on ship recycling The Danish Environment Minister, Esben Lunde Larsen, had to answer to the Parliament yesterday following questions put to the… Read More
Published in December 15th, 2016