Press Release – NGOs and trade unions denounce certification issued to PHP yard by classification society RINA

In October, the PHP Family (Peace Happiness and Prosperity) shipbreaking yard received a Statement of Compliance with the Hong Kong Convention [1] by the Italian classification society… Read More
Published in December 07th, 2017

Press Release – Surge in number of accidents in Bangladesh shipbreaking yards

NGOs call on the Bangladesh government and ship owning nations to hold business accountable   UPDATE PHP shipbreaking yard informed the Platform on 26 January 2018 of… Read More
Published in December 06th, 2017

Press Release – One year later and no lessons learned at gadani as Aces is set aflame – again!

Shipbreaking plot no. 54 in Gadani, Pakistan, was sealed off yesterday after a massive fire broke out on-board the ship ACES (IMO 8021830). This is the same… Read More
Published in November 09th, 2017

Press Release – Indian authority shuts NGOs out from Alang yards

The NGO Shipbreaking Platform expresses dismay over the continued failure of the Gujarat Maritime Board (GMB) to be transparent and to grant civil society access to see… Read More
Published in October 26th, 2017

Platform publishes South Asia Quarterly Update #14

There were a total of 227 ships broken in the third quarter of 2017. Of these, 124 ships ended up on beaches in South Asia for dirty… Read More
Published in October 19th, 2017

Platform News – Atlantic Container Line steaming for sunshine

Grimaldi Group’s subsidiary ACL illegally exports toxic waste to South Asia, while authorities are inert During the summer, the Swedish-flagged ATLANTIC CARTIER and ATLANTIC CONVEYOR, the two… Read More
Published in October 11th, 2017

Platform News – Investigations ongoing after Norwegian authorities press charges against owners of Harrier

The HARRIER is still under arrest in Norway after its owners failed to illegally set sail for the dangerous and dirty scrapping yards in Gadani, Pakistan, last… Read More
Published in September 21st, 2017

Platform News – NGOs maintain pressure on owners and scrap dealers of FPSO North Sea Producer

16 August of last year the FPSO NORTH SEA PRODUCER was beached in Chittagong, Bangladesh. The ship was allowed to leave the UK based on the false… Read More
Published in September 13th, 2017

Press Release – European commission reports on feasibility of a financial instrument

NGOs urge that it is necessary to hold the shipping industry accountable The European Commission released its report on the viability of a financial incentive for sustainable… Read More
Published in August 11th, 2017

Platform publishes South Asia Quarterly Update #13

There were a total of 210 ships broken in the second quarter of 2017. 158 of these ships ended up on South Asian beaches for dirty and… Read More
Published in July 12th, 2017