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NGO Platform – Annual Report 2015

Abstract “In 2015, we counted a total of 768 vessels – container ships, bulkers, chemical, oil and gas tankers, passenger ships but also more and more oil and drilling rigs – that were sold for demolition. Compared to the last years, in which… More

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NGO Platform – List of all ships dismantled over the world in 2015

Abstract For several years now, the NGO Shipbreaking Platform, a global coalition of non-governmental organisations demanding safer and cleaner ship recycling worldwide, has been compiling a list of all end-of-life ships sent for breaking every year. Of the 768 large ocean-going vessels that… More

Cover page FOCBriefing April 2015

NGO Platform – What a difference a flag makes – Why ship owners’ responsibility to ensure sustainable ship recycling needs to go beyond flag state jurisdiction

Abstract “This briefing paper raises concerns regarding new legislation meant to regulate ship recycling practices, in particular the International Maritime Organisation’s Hong Kong Convention and the European Union Ship Recycling Regulation, and argues that legislation mainly based on flag state jurisdiction will neither… More

NGO Shipbreaking Platform annual report 2014 cover

NGO Platform – Annual Report 2014

Abstract “More than 1,000 large commercial vessels were dismantled in 2014 around the world – bulkers, cargo and container ships, tankers and passenger ships. Most of these ships were owned by companies based in Europe – such as Greece, Germany or Norway– or… More

Global Dumpers List 2014

NGO Platform Report – List of all ships dismantled worldwide in 2014 (January 2015)

Abstract For several years now, the NGO Shipbreaking Platform has been compiling lists of end-of-life ships sent for breaking every year. In 2012, the Platform compiled for the first time, next to the annual European companies sending end-of-life ships to beaching yards in… More

EU Dumpers List 2014

NGO Platform Report – European ships sent to South Asia in 2014 (January 2015)

Abstract For several years now, the NGO Shipbreaking Platform, a global coalition of non-governmental organisations demanding safer and cleaner ship recycling worldwide, has been compiling lists of end-of-life ships sent for breaking every year. Below is a complete list of end-of-life ships sent… More

NGO Shipbreaking Platform - List of good shipowners

NGO Shipbreaking Platform – List of good shipowners

Abstract The following list comprises ship-owning companies which take responsibility for the clean and safe recycling of their end-of-life vessels. They have – either internally or publicly – embraced a ship recycling policy, and their recent ship recycling practices have proofed that they… More

Cover Pakistan Shipbreaking Outlook report NGO Shipbreaking Platform-SDPI June 2014

NGO Shipbreaking Platform/SDPI Report – Pakistan Shipbreaking Outlook 2nd version (2014)

Pakistan Shipbreaking Outlook The Way Forward for a Green Ship Recycling industry – Environmental, Health and Safety Conditions (Second Edition of June 2014) Abstract “Shipbreaking is a hazardous industry for both workers and the environment. Despite the fact that Pakistan is one of… More

Profundo and Fair Bankg Guide report on Dutch banks and shipbreaking

Profundo – Case study: Dutch banking groups and shipbreaking. A report for the Fair Bank Guide

Abstract “With the help of this case study, the Eerlijke Bankwijzer (Fair Bank Guide) can assess whether the 11 most important banking groups in the Netherlands in their investment practices adhere to international standards regarding working conditions. The study focuses on the working… More

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NGO Shipbreaking Platform Annual Report 2013 (June 2014)

Abstract “In the year 2013, at least 1213 large commercial vessels – such as bulkers, general cargo and container ships, tankers and passenger ships – were dismantled globally. Only a very small fraction of the world’s end-of-life fleet was recycled in a clean… More