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Press release – Brazilian government asked to stop dumping toxic ships on South Asian beaches

Brussels/Rio de Janeiro, 15 June 2017 – The Brazilian CONTTMAF trade union federation and its member SINDMAR have recently criticized the shipbreaking practices of Transpetro, the oil and gas transportation subsidiary of the Brazilian petroleum corporation Petrobras, majority-owned by the State.

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20 December 2016 | Platform News – No more dead workers!

15 December 2016 | Press Release – Danish opposition parties call on Government to stop beaching of Maersk vessels

12 December 2016 | Platform News – Worker killed in yard breaking German-owned container ship “Viktoria Wulff”

17 November 2016 | Platform publishes South Asia Quarterly Update #11

2 November 2016 | Press Release – NGOs denounce dangerous working conditions after major explosion at Gadani shipbreaking yard in Pakistan killing at least 21 workers

28 October 2016 | Platform News – Maersk incited business partner to opt for worst breaking practices for 14 ships

27 October 2016 | Platform News – Maersk involved in illegal toxic waste trafficking

21 October 2016 | Platform News – Maersk maintains beaching mantra and chooses to ignore facts revealed by Danwatch