The NGO Shipbreaking Platform is a coalition of 19 environmental, human rights and labour rights organisations working to prevent the dangerous pollution and unsafe working conditions caused when end-of-life ships containing toxic materials in their structure are freely traded in the global marketplace.

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  TOWARDS SUSTAINABLE SHIPPING: CIVIL SOCIETY IN DIALOGUE WITH POLICY MAKERS AND THE SHIPPING INDUSTRY   Time: WEDNESDAY 27 MAY 2015 / 11:00 – 15:00 Venue: European Parliament Information Office in Greece                8 Leof. Amalias – 105 57 Athens   European ship owners own… More

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Platform News – NGO Shipbreaking Platform works hand in hand with Dutch ship owner Boskalis for sustainable ship recycling in Mexico

Best practice example for clean and safe ship recycling an inspiration for responsible owners Brussels, 15 April 2015 – NGO Shipbreaking Platform board member Merijn Hougee has collaborated with Dutch dredging and marine expert Boskalis over several months to develop a comprehensive ship… More

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Platform News – New Briefing Paper “What a difference a flag makes – Why ship owners’ responsibility to ensure sustainable ship recycling needs to go beyond flag state jurisdiction”

Brussels, 13 April 2015 – The NGO Shipbreaking Platform publishes today a briefing paper titled “What a difference a flag makes – Why ship owners’ responsibility to ensure sustainable ship recycling needs to go beyond flag state jurisdiction”. The briefing paper raises concerns… More

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Platform publishes South Asia Quarterly Update #5

Brussels, 10 April 2015- The NGO Shipbreaking Platform publishes today the fifth South Asia Quarterly Update, a briefing paper in which it informs about the shipbreaking industry in Bangladesh, India and Pakistan. Providing an overview of vessels broken on the beaches of South… More

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NGO Shipbreaking Platform works hand in hand with Dutch ship owner Boskalis for sustainable ship recycling in Mexico

Brussels, 15 April 2015 – 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 [...] More

32 Multinational Companies Say ‘No’ to Dirty and Dangerous Shipbreaking

Brussels, 2 April 2015 – Major companies such as H&M, Tetra Laval, ABB, Philips, Volvo and Volkswagen do not want to be associated with substandard shipbreaking practices in South Asia and have asked their forwarders – the shipping companies they use to transport their goods – to adopt sustainable ship recycling policies. In January, the [...] More
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