Other documents – Academic papers

Publications in scientific journals

High Concentrations of Organic Contaminants in Air from Ship Breaking Activities in Chittagong, Bangladesh
Therese H. Nøst, Anne K. Halse, Scott Randall, Anders R. Borgen, Martin Schlabach, Alak Paul, Atiqur Rahman, Knut Breivik
Environ. Sci. Technol.
(2015, 49 (19), pp 11372–11380)

Cancer Attributable to Asbestos Exposure in Shipbreaking Workers: A Matched-Cohort Study
Wei-Te Wu, Yu-Jen Lin, Chung-Yi Li, Perng-Jy Tsai, Chun-Yuh Yang, SaouHsing Liou, Trong-Neng Wu
PLoS ONE 10(7): e0133128.doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0133128
(July 2015)

Workers of Alang-Sosiya – A Survey of Working Conditions in a Ship-Breaking Yard, 1983-2013
Sahu, Geetanjoy
Economic & Political Weekly
(December 13, 2014, Vol XLIX, No. 50)

Demandeur pays: The EU and funding improvements in South Asian ship recycling practices
Yujuico, Emmanuel
Transportation Research Part A
(September 2014, Volume 67, pp 340–351)

Cancer incidence of Taiwanese shipbreaking workers who have been potentially exposed to asbestos
Wu WT, Lin YJ, Shiue HS, Li CY, Tsai PJ, Yang CY, Liou SH, Wu TN
Environmental Research
(2014, Volume 132, pp 370-378)

Flagging interest: ship registration, owner anonymity, and sub-standard shipping
Galley, Michael
Mountbatten Journal of Legal Studies
(2013, Volume 14 (1/2), pp 87-109)

Health hazards and risks vulnerability of ship breaking workers: A case study on Sitakunda ship breaking industrial area of Bangladesh
Muhibbullah, Muhammad
Global Advanced Research Journal of Geography and Regional Planning
(2013, Volume 2(8), pp 172-184)

Mesothelioma among shipyard workers in Monfalcone, Italy
Bianchi Claudio, Bianchi Tommaso
Indian Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
(2012, vol 16, issue 3, pp 119-123)

Hong Kong Convention and EU Ship Recycling Regulation: Can they change bad industrial practices soon?
Ormond, Thomas
Environmental Law Network International
(2012, vol 2, pp 54-58)

European investment projects in the third countries: LEGALLY GREEN?
Ratsiborinskaya, Daria
Environmental Law Network International
(2012, vol 1, pp 2-7)

Assessment of Ship Breaking and Recycling Industries in Bangladesh – An Effective Step Towards The Achievement Of Environmental Sustainability
Mosabbir. Pasha, Aziz. Hasan Mahmood, Istiakur. Rahman, and Abul. Hasnat
International Conference on Agricultural, Environment and Biological Sciences (ICAEBS’2012)
May 26-27, 2012 Phuket

Asbestos-Related Disease in Bangladeshi Ship Breakers: A Pilot Study
Midori N. Courtice, Paul A. Demers, Tim K. Takaro, Sverre Vedal, SK. Akhtar Ahmad, Zakia Siddique, Hugh W. Davies
International Journal of Occupational and Environmental Health (IJOEH)
(2011, vol 17, pp 144-153)

Trans-Boundary Movement of Hazardous Ships for Their Last Rites: Will the Ship Recycling Convention Make a Difference?
Tony George Puthucherril
Ocean Yearbook
(2010, 24, pp 283-330)

Shipbreaking at Alang-Sosiya (India): An ecological distribution conflict
Demaria, Federico
Ecol. Econ.

Ship recycling and marine pollution
Yen-Chiang Chang; Nannan Wang; Onur Sabri Durak
Marine Pollution Bulletin
(Sept 2010, Vol. 60, Issue 9, pp 1390-1396)

Enforcing EU environmental law outside Europe? The case of ship dismantling
Ormond, Thomas
Environmental Law Network International
(2009, vol 1, pp13-22)

From Basel to Hong Kong: International Environmental Regulation of Ship-Recycling Takes One Step Forward and Two Steps Back
Saurabh Bhattacharjee
Trade, Law and Development
(Fall 2009, Vol.1, No 2)

Does the Polluter Pay? The Polluter-Pays Principle in the Case Law of the European Court of Justice
Bleeker, Arne
European Energy and Environmental Law Review
(December 2009, pp 289-306)

Shipbreaking in the Developing World: Problems and Prospects
Rousmaniere, Peter; Raj, Nikhil
International Journal of Occupational and Environmental Health (IJOEH)
(2007, 13, pp 359-368)

Searching for Pollution Heavens: The Impact of Environmental Regulations on Foreign Direct Investment
Spatareanu, Mariana
The Journal of Environment Development
(2007, vol. 16, pp 161-182)

The UK Government’s Ship Recycling Strategy
Watkinson, Roy and Wingfield, Susan
Environmental Law Network International
(2006, vol 1-2, 23-26)

Exporting Responsibility – Shipbreaking in South Asia – International Trade in Hazardous Waste
Paul, Katie
Environmental Policy and Law
(2004, 34/2)

India’s Ship-Scrapping Industry: Monument to the Abuse of Human Labour and the Environment
Abdi, Rupa
IIAS Newsletter
(November 2003)


Publications for completion of studies (master thesis, papers, etc.)

Ship breaking yards at Gadani Beach – An analysis of the socio-economic dimension of the Pakistani ship breaking industry and the embedding in the global shipping market cycle
Lars Bomhauer-Beins
Institute of Geography, University of Hamburg

The status quo of Ship-Recycling: an inquiry into the international legal framework and the contractual elements of the industry
Dimitrios Siamos
Law School, Southampton University

The Equator Principles: banking in a sustainable future -
Legal, economic and social implications for the ship breaking industry from an environmental perspective

Nicola Mulinaris
Faculty of Law, Rijksuniversiteit Groningen

Scheepsrecycling in de EU: Een multilaterale agendasetting
Sander De Groote
Faculty of Political and Social Sciences, Gent Universiteit

La démolition des navires
Elin Engelsen Geitle
Université de Droit, d’Economie et de Sciences politiques d’Aix Marseille

From cradle to grave – value chain responsibility in the ship scrapping industry
Katrine Vetaas Vedeler
Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration