2 May 2014- Where ships go to die The images from Chittagong, Bangladesh were filmed by National Geographic. Shahin, Platform coordinator in Bangladesh from member organisation YPSA is interviewed by the NG team.
16 September 2013 – News report by Austrian TV ORF about the recycling of the Costa Concordia in Italy and the shipbreaking yards of South Asia. The images from Gadani, Pakistan were filmed by the NGO Shipbreaking Platform in December 2012. The news… More
In this TV report, Canadian journalists Ross Lord and Nick Logan from GlobalTV meet Leo Gaulton, a former shipbreaking yard worker in Newfoundland, Canada. Mr Gaulton got cancer following his exposure to the hazardous materials embedded in the ships he helped dismantle. A group of activists is now trying to help others like him get compensation for their work-related illnesses.
12 June 2013 – News report about Norwegian shipowners’ shipbreaking policies broadcast by NRK TV. The images from Gadani, Pakistan were filmed by the NGO Shipbreaking Platform in December 2012. Member organisation Bellona contributed to NRK broadcasting the story in Norway. Click here… More
Reporter: Living and dying with asbestos Broadcast on EuroparlTV on 28 March 2013 A half-forgotten issue that still jeopardises lives: for MEPs, it’s time to abolish all asbestos and get just recompense for its victims. EuroparlTV investigates. Click here to access the TV… More
Floating toxic scourge Broadcast on EuroparlTV on 26 March 2013 MEPs approve beefing up measures to end the overseas export of obsolete ships laden with toxic materials. Click here to access the report online directly
Europe & You (online video programme) In March 2013, Patrizia Heidegger, Executive Director of the NGO Shipbreaking Platform was interviewed by Andrea Mott from Europe & You, an online video broadcast set up in the European Parliament in Brussels. The programme also featured… More
Where supertankers go to die Broadcast on Yahoo! Channel 7 (Australia) on 17 February 2013 Abstract: It’s one of the most jaw-dropping sights of the modern world. For as far as the eye can see, along a stretch of coastline in… More
MSC: Questionable ship disposal Broadcast on 23 January 2012 Director: Res Gehriger Abstract: Like so many other shipping companies, Geneva-based MSC (Mediterranean Shipping Company) scrapped its vessels on the beach at Alang in India. Environmental organizations heavily criticize this practice, which endangers workers… More
Hidden shame of ship-breaking industry Broadcast on: 12 July 2010 Director: Dan Rivers Abstract: Rizwana Hasan is a divisive figure in Bangladesh. Heralded by some as an eco-pioneer, a labor rights campaigner and a “take no prisoners” lawyer, she also is characterized as… More