Screen Shot 2016-05-30 at 13.22.51

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

list 2015

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




Letters to authorities


Referential documents

Academic papers




International Policy

EU Policy

South Asian Policy

National Policy

Case law

Academic Papers

Useful Links