EU Ship Recycling Regulation

The European Parliament and the Council of the European Union adopted the Ship Recycling Regulation (EU SRR) on 20 November 2013. The objective of the Regulation is… Read More

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OUR NEWS 21 December 2015 | Platform News – NGO encourages ship recyclers to now apply for EU List 17 November 2015 | Platform News – OSHE… Read More


LEGAL CASES AND ONGOING INVESTIGATIONS Ship owners typically seek to circumvent existing international waste laws, using the services provided by middlemen known as cash buyers. Increased awareness of… Read More

Press Coverage

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… Read More

Press Release – NGOs respond to legal threats by shipbreaking industry and withdraw from industry conference

On Monday, the NGO Shipbreaking Platform, an international coalition of labour, human rights and environmental organisations, withdrew their participation from the TradeWinds Ship Recycling Forum that starts… Read More

Press Release – Platform publishes list of ships dismantled worldwide in 2017

European ship owners top the list of global dumpers: the EU must do more to reverse this scandal According to new data released today by the NGO… Read More

Press Release – Dutch prosecutors press criminal charges against Seatrade

Managers risk prison sentences and hefty fines for the illegal sale of end-of-life ships   CORRECTION   Brussels, 15 February 2018 – Following discussions with the Dutch… Read More

Press Release – Indian authority shuts NGOs out from Alang yards

The NGO Shipbreaking Platform expresses dismay over the continued failure of the Gujarat Maritime Board (GMB) to be transparent and to grant civil society access to see… Read More

Platform publishes South Asia Quarterly Update #14

There were a total of 227 ships broken in the third quarter of 2017. Of these, 124 ships ended up on beaches in South Asia for dirty… Read More

Platform News – NGOs maintain pressure on owners and scrap dealers of FPSO North Sea Producer

16 August of last year the FPSO NORTH SEA PRODUCER was beached in Chittagong, Bangladesh. The ship was allowed to leave the UK based on the false… Read More