EESC adopted an own initiative opinion that calls on the European Commission to introduce an incentive that will eliminate the abuses of irresponsible ship dismantling.
Investigative journalists from Danwatch today release their comprehensive report on the reality inside Shree Ram shipbreaking yard in Alang, where the Maersk Georgia and Maersk Wyoming are currently being dismantled.
When Maersk decided earlier this year to sell two end-of-life ships a coalition of European environmental and human rights NGOs denounced the move.
The NGO Shipbreaking Platform welcomes onboard Legambiente, its first-ever Italian member organization.
The NGO Shipbreaking Platform calls for urgent action to stop dangerous working conditions after four workers died following a gas cylinder explosion in a shipbreaking yard in Chittagong, Bangladesh.
NGO Shipbreaking Platform board member Merijn Hougee has collaborated with Dutch dredging and marine expert Boskalis over several months to develop a comprehensive ship recycling policy. Boskalis has decided for clean and safe dismantling of its obsolete fleet in a Mexican ship recycling facility with which the ship owner has established a close partnership.
The Human Rights at Sea initiative is delighted to announce the engagement with the NGO Shipbreaking Platform and which provides yet another significant international entity’s support to the emerging HRAS platform and its maritime human rights work globally.