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.
Platform News – Platform applauds Hapag-Lloyd for new ship recycling policy, calls on ship owners to follow
Brussels, 27 August 2014 – The NGO Shipbreaking Platform, a global coalition of organisations seeking to prevent dirty and dangerous shipbreaking practices worldwide, applauds Hamburg-based Hapag-Lloyd for having adopted a new, progressive ship recycling policy: Germany’s leading shipping company will now only seek… More
Platform holds Annual General Meeting in Brussels Brussels, 15 July 2014 – The NGO Shipbreaking Platform, a global coalition of environmental, human rights and labour rights organisations dedicated to safe, clean and just ship recycling, organised a debate on “Environmental (in)justice and the… More
NGOs call on the Japanese owners to adopt a sustainable ship recycling policy for entire fleet Brussels, 27 June 2014 – Belgian authorities released yesterday the Japanese owned car-carrier that has been sitting in detention at the port of Antwerp for nearly a… More
Brussels, 20 June 2014 – The NGO Shipbreaking Platform, a global coalition of environmental, human rights and labour rights organisations working to promote safe and clean ship recycling worldwide, presents its Annual Report 2013. You are invited to find out more in our… More