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La Stampa – Pochi controlli e costi ridotti, le navi italiane demolite in India

Written by Roberto Giovannini Access the original article 24 October 2016 – Voi non lo sapete, ma l’aliscafo o il traghetto che vi portò in vacanza venti anni fa non naviga più. Anche se i proprietari e gli armatori sanno benissimo che non… More

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Los Angeles Times – Adult and underage workers risk their lives in Bangladesh’s rising ship-breaking industry

Written by Shashank Bengali Access the original article 9 March 2016 – In late November, a 52,000-ton barge eased into this ramshackle port on the Bay of Bengal and came to rest on a wide, muddy beach. After nearly four decades crisscrossing the… More

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L’Espresso – Demolizione delle navi, le accuse della Ong alle compagnie italiane

Written by Luciana Grosso Access the original article 12 January 2016 – Le navi Grimaldi, quelle Ignazio Messina e di Vittorio Bogazzi & Figli: ecco i nomi delle tre compagnie navali italiane finite nella lista nera della Ngo Shipbreaking Platform, gruppo ambientalista che… More

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Süddeutsche Zeitung – Gestrandet

(Written by Caspar Dohmen) Access the original article 4 September 2015 – Es soll fairer zugehen beim Entsorgen alter Schiffe. Einige Reeder übernehmen mehr Verantwortung. Aber die meisten machen weiter wie bisher – ganz legal. Einblicke in die Hölle von Gadani. Am Strand… More

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Bloomberg View – Cleaning Up Graveyards of Steel

(Written by Adam Minter) Access the original article 31 July 2015 – For decades, the dangerous and polluting ship-breaking yards that stretch for six miles along the beaches of Alang, India, successfully resisted the efforts of activists and foreign governments to shut them… More

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Reuters – EU to ban owners from scrapping ships on South Asian beaches

(Written by Robert-Jan Bartunek) Access the original article 31 March 2015 – European, Turkish and Chinese recyclers are set to benefit from strict new EU rules on breaking up old ships, but the practice of dismantling them on beaches in South Asia —… More

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De Correspondent – Hoe 32 multinationals het illegaal dumpen van schepen tegengaan

(Written by Dick Wittenberg) Access the original article 25 March 2015 – Wat krijgen we nou? Tweeëndertig multinationals veroordelen het dumpen van schepen op de stranden van Zuidoost-Azië vanwege de rampzalige gevolgen voor milieu en volksgezondheid? Elf van hen waarschuwen scheepvaartmaatschappijen waarmee ze… More

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Die Zeit – Für Mohsin ist es zu spät

(Written by Felix Wadewitz) Download the original article 19 March 2015 – Eine Hamburger Reederei entsorgt ein altes Schif in Bangladesch – wenig später stirbt dort ein junger Arbeiter Es war nur eine Rand­notiz. 15 tote Arbeiter,umgekommen auf denAbwrackwerften Asiens,meldete das maritimeBranchenblattwinds»Einer der… More

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Bloomberg – Changing Flags to Use India’s Ship Graveyard

(Written by Anurag Kotoky) Access the original article 12 February 2015 – The container ship MV Justus, built in 1995 by Polish shipyard Gdynia Stocznia, spent most of its 19 years plying the seas with a European pedigree. It was first owned by… More

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NDR – Die NordLB und die letzte Reise der “King Justus”

(Written by Jürgen Webermann (ARD-Studio Neu Delhi) and Peter Hornung (NDR Info)) Access the original article 4 February 2015 – Es sollte eine gute Geldanlage werden, doch am Ende sind ein Mensch tot und viele andere ihr Geld los. Die “King Justus”, ein… More