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.
Brussels, 4 September 2014 – The NGO Shipbreaking Platform, a global coalition of human rights, labour rights and environmental organisations working to prevent dangerous and dirty ship recycling practices worldwide, has made available a report titled Case study: Dutch banking groups and shipbreaking… More
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