A worker lost his life while scrapping BW Offshore’s Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO) unit CIDADE DE SAO VICENTE (IMO 7380693) at an Indian beaching yard on 21 April.
Almost 14 cruise vessels, during a phase in history were highly popular for revelers and outlandish decor, landed on Gujarat’s Alang yard last year waiting to get dismantled.
INS Viraat, the longest-serving warship is on its way from Mumbai to the world’s biggest ship breaking yard Alang, Gujarat to be dismantled.
Worlds’ first ‘megaship’ Sovereign and sister vessel Monarch is now beached at Aliga, Turkey, waiting to be scrapped for recycling.
“Vessel isolation” has been introduced at Alang shipbreaking yard, where seafarers having COVID-19 symptoms would be allowed to quarantine themselves aboard the ship, instead of disembarkation.
Two Indians, including a ship Captain and two Filipinos, were amongst the first 4 COVID cases that came to light at Alang shipbreaking yard, India.
A variety of ship disposal techniques have been used in the maritime industry since the start. Some of these methods have been discontinued whereas some are still used in several parts of the world. Learn more about ten major ship disposal techniques.
Md Jamil, 23 years old cutter man, and Bipul lost their lives while scrapping the ship GREEK WARRIOR (IMO 9191412) at Shagorika Ship Breaking Yard.
A doumentary depicts the life and stark reality of Bangladesh’s shipbreaking yard workers.