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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Save the date – “A clean break from the dirty work” – London, 8 September 2015

Brussels, 3 September 2015 – Next Tuesday in London, Patrizia Heidegger, Executive Director of the NGO Shipbreaking Platform, will discuss current shipbreaking practices with progressive ship owners and why they have chosen to go for safer and cleaner alternatives off the beach. The… More

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Platform News – Platform features in “Gender heroes” brochure by Basel Convention/UNEP

Brussels, 1 September 2015 – The NGO Shipbreaking Platform, a coalition of non-governmental organisations working to promote safer, cleaner and more just ship recycling world wide, is being featured alongside other NGOs in a publication by the secretariat of the Basel Convention about… More

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Press release – Norwegian Shipowners’ Association Says No to Beaching

Brussels, 18 August 2015 – The Norwegian Shipowners’ Association says no to the beaching of end-of-life vessels – the NGO Shipbreaking Platform, a global coalition of 19 environmental and human rights organisations, welcomes this decision and calls on other ship owners and their… More

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Platform News – Shipbreaking at SAIL Amsterdam 2015: CSR Netherlands explains sustainable recycling to children and parents at pop-up scrap yard

Brussels, 11 August 2015 – The NGO Shipbreaking Platform applauds CSR Netherlands, a Dutch-based network of companies, NGOs and researchers advocating for corporate social responsibility, for using SAIL Amsterdam 2015 to encourage children to learn more about sustainable ship recycling and about the… More

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Norwegian Shipowners’ Association Says No to Beaching Old Vessels

Brussels, 18 August 2015 - The Norwegian Shipowners’ Association says no to the beaching of end-of-life vessels – the NGO Shipbreaking Platform, a global coalition of 19 environmental and human rights organisations, welcomes this decision and calls on other ship owners and their associations to mirror the Norwegian position. In an op-ed published yesterday in [...] More

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
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