Press Release – European commission reports on feasibility of a financial instrument

NGOs urge that it is necessary to hold the shipping industry accountable The European Commission released its report on the viability of a financial incentive for sustainable… Read More

Platform publishes South Asia Quarterly Update #13

There were a total of 210 ships broken in the second quarter of 2017. 158 of these ships ended up on South Asian beaches for dirty and… Read More

Platform News – European institutions call on EU to address decommissioning of floating oil and gas structures

A joint event between the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) and three Green Members of the European Parliament highlighted the paradox between the strict rules under… Read More

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

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

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