The NGO Shipbreaking Platform's research and information is mentioned in more than 200 articles and reports every year. Our work has been featured in major media outlets around the world. Check the latest press highlights!


Deutsche Welle - Bangladesh: where our ships go to die and pollute

January 2024

Deutsche Welle - Scrapping ships in Bangladesh

January 2024

SRF - Die umstrittene reise zum schiffsfriedhof

May 2023

Arte - L’amiante, l’histoire sans fin

November 2022

The Tyee - How the shipping industry sails through legal loopholes

May 2022

Reporters United - Beware Greeks breaking ships

June 2021

Forbes - Where The World Sends Its Multimillion-Dollar Ships To Die

June 2021

Business Insider - How $300 Million Cruise Ships Are Demolished

May 2021

Cheddar News - Why Cruise Ships Go To Turkey To Die

May 2021

BBC - UK cruise ships scrapped in India's 'ship graveyard'

March 2021

The Guardian - Bangladesh shipbreakers win right to sue UK owners in landmark ruling

March 2021

The Daily Star - Toxic ships sail in on false papers

December 2020

RÚV - Where Eimskip's ships go to die

September 2020

BBC Disclosure - Breaking Bad: Uncovering The Oil Industry's Dirty Secret

March 2020

The Guardian - 'Mollah’s life was typical': the deadly ship graveyards of Bangladesh

January 2020

TV4 - Fartyg skrotas under livsfarliga förhållanden

November 2019

El Confidencial - Así usan las petroleras los paraísos fiscales para deshacerse de sus barcos: el caso Cepsa

October 2019

SRF - Schweizer Schiff in Bangladesch verschrottet

October 2019

The Sun - The deadly boat graveyards

September 2019

ZEMBLA - SBM's toxic tanker

September 2019

France 2 - Inde: des chantiers navals de démolition qui font scandale

June 2019

The Economist - The world’s biggest ship-breaking town is under pressure to clean up

March 2019

The Independent - How a UK company is using a Caribbean tax haven to cash in on scrapping toxic ships in one of the world’s poorest countries

February 2019

The Ecologist - The toxic trade of obsolete ships

October 2018

South China Morning Post - Two years since Pakistan’s Gadani ship-breaking disaster, why are workers still dying?

October 2018

Courrier International - Les cimetières des navires : où les vieux cargos sont-ils démantelés?

October 2018

Il Post - Sapete come si smantella una nave?

October 2018

Reuters - Shipping's financiers turning the tide on shipbreaking practices

May 2018

VICE - India’s huge ship-breaking industry is destroying its workers’ health

March 2018

RT - Toxic Case: Dutch shipping bosses in court over selling vessels with harmful waste

February 2018

The Guardian - 'This is the world’s cheapest place to scrap ships’ – but in Chittagong, it’s people who pay the price

December 2017

Bloomberg - Brazil to Crack Down on Ships Sold Into `Toxic' Scrap Trade

August 2017

Le Monde - Palaos, le pavillon corbillard en vogue chez les armateurs

August 2017

Das Erste - Abgewrackt in Bangladesch: Schmutzige Spuren deutscher Schiffsfonds

July 2017

The Guardian - Where oil rigs go to die

May 2017

Jyllands-Posten - Med de bare næver: Forfærdelige forhold og triste tragedier på velfærdets skrotplads

February 2017

Corriere della Sera - A Mani Nude

January 2017

Al Jazeera - With Bare Hands

December 2016

El Pais - Cementerio de hombres y barcos

December 2016

La Stampa - Pochi controlli e costi ridotti, le navi italiane demolite in India

October 2016

Politiken - Mærsk slækker krav til miljø og sikkerhed for at spare en milliard på at få gamle skibe skåret itu

October 2016

DanWatch - Maersk and the hazardous waste in Bangladesh

October 2016

Los Angeles Times - Adult and underage workers risk their lives in bangladesh’s rising ship-breaking industry

March 2016

Deutsche Welle – Ship recycling is risky work in Bangladesh

January 2016

Repubblica - Demolizione delle navi, le accuse della Ong alle compagnie italiane

January 2016

France 2 – Les coulisses du plus grand cimetière de bateaux du monde

May 2015

VICE - Where Giant Cargo Ships Go to Die

February 2015

ZDF - Giftiger Tankerschrott für Bangladesch

October 2014

National Geographic - The Ship-Breakers

May 2014

CNN - Hidden shame of ship-breaking industry

July 2010

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