Auf dem Tankerfriedhof

3sat – Auf dem Tankerfriedhof

8 January 2015- Auf dem Tankerfriedhof Images from Chittagong, Bangladesh, which were filmed by a team from German TV channel ZDF and used for their documentary “Giftiger Tankerschrott für Bangladesch”, were given to channel 3sat to edit a short piece. The documentary shows… More

head above water - Alamgir interview - Deutsche Welle Dec 2014

Deutsche Welle – #headabovewater – “My heart was broken at the beginning of my life.”

30 December 2014 – #headabovewater – “My heart was broken at the beginning of my life.” The images from Chittagong, Bangladesh were filmed by German media Deutsche Welle. Every day, around 20,000 workers risk their lives in the shipbreaking yards of Chittagong, Bangladesh…. More

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Deutsche Welle – #headabovewater: Shipbreaker: “We shouted for help but nobody heard us.”

30 December 2014 – #headabovewater – Shipbreaker: “We shouted for help but nobody heard us.” The images from Chittagong, Bangladesh were filmed by German media Deutsche Welle. Accidents are common in the shipbreaking yards of Chittagong. And very often, those who get hurt… More

head above water - Call of duty - Bangladesh - Deutsche Welle Dec 2014

Deutsche Welle – #headabovewater – Bangladesh: Breaking bodies, one ship at a time

30 December 2014 – #headabovewater – Bangladesh: Breaking bodies, one ship at a time The images from Chittagong, Bangladesh were filmed by German media Deutsche Welle. The Bengali city of Chittagong is a graveyard for cargo vessels. Alamgir works at a shipbreaking yard… More

ZDF documentary 26 October 2014

ZDF – Giftiger Tankerschrott für Bangladesch

26 October 2014- Giftiger Tankerschrott für Bangladesch The images from Chittagong, Bangladesh were filmed by German TV channel ZDF. The documentary shows Patrizia Heidegger, Executive Director of the Platform, and Shahin, Platform coordinator in Bangladesh from member organisation YPSA, as they meet with… More

National Geographic May 2014

National Geographic – Where ships go to die

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.

ZIB Magazin 16092013

ORF – ZIB Magazin 16.09.2013

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

Shipbreaking's legacy - GlobalTV

Global National – Newfoundland’s ship breaking legacy

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.

NRK report 12 06 2013

NRK TV – Dagsrevyen 12.06.2013

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

EuroparlTV - Asbestos report 28032013

EuroparlTV – Reporter: Living and dying with asbestos

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