Posts Tagged ‘Alang’

Clemenceau’s sister ship heading for the scrapyard – France must act responsibly

Clemenceau’s sister ship heading for the scrapyard – France must act responsibly
Clemenceau’s sister ship heading for the scrapyard – France must act responsibly  The French Courts stopped the scrapping of the asbestos-laden aircraft carrier Clemenceau on the beach of Alang, India [1]. Fifteen years later, France is faced with a second toxic headache. The Clemenceau’s sister...
January 30th, 2020 | Environment, Pollution, Ship Demolitions | Read More

A sustainable global ship-recycling industry requires the efforts of both the EU and the European shipping sector

A sustainable global ship-recycling industry requires the efforts of both the EU and the European shipping sector
A sustainable global ship-recycling industry requires the efforts of both the EU and the European shipping sector ECSA releases report of fact-finding mission to India’s ship-recycling facilities The European Community Shipowners’ Associations (ECSA) has released a report of its fact-finding...
May 7th, 2019 | Health and Safety, Ship Demolitions | Read More

Another Dutch ship owner faces huge fine for having beached a vessel

Another Dutch ship owner faces huge fine for having beached a vessel
Ingvild Jenssen Brussels, 20 January 2019 – Dutch ship owner Holland Maas Scheepvaart Beheer II BV has been fined 780.000 EUR and paid a settlement of 2.2 million EUR – totaling to a price tag of almost 3 million EUR – for having beached a ship for scrapping in India. In 2013, Holland...
January 20th, 2019 | Environment, Health and Safety, Pollution, Ship Demolitions | Read More

Atlantic Container Line steaming for sunshine

Atlantic Container Line steaming for sunshine
… Grimaldi Group’s subsidiary ACL illegally exports toxic waste to South Asia, while authorities are inert Read the release in Italian Brussels, 11 October 2017 – During the summer, the Swedish-flagged ATLANTIC CARTIER and ATLANTIC CONVEYOR, the two last G3 vessels operated by the...
October 11th, 2017 | Ship Demolitions | Read More

Investigative journalists catch Maersk red-handed in Alang

Investigative journalists catch Maersk red-handed in Alang
(© S Rahman) Brussels, 13 October 2016 – Investigative journalists from Danwatch today release their comprehensive report on the reality inside Shree Ram shipbreaking yard in Alang, India, where the Maersk Georgia and Maersk Wyoming are currently being dismantled. The in-depth investigations...
October 13th, 2016 | Associations, Health and Safety, Ship Demolitions | Read More

The new lobbyist of beaching, Maersk, ignores concerns of environmental and human rights experts

The new lobbyist of beaching, Maersk, ignores concerns of environmental and human rights experts
Patrizia Heidegger Brussels, 6 October 2016 – When Maersk decided earlier this year to sell two end-of-life ships to beaching yards in Alang, India, a broad coalition of European environmental and human rights NGOs denounced the move [1]. It is expected that Maersk has to scrap at least 20 ships...
October 6th, 2016 | Health and Safety, Ship Demolitions | Read More

ECSA’s Alang report turns a blind eye on problems of beaching method

ECSA’s Alang report turns a blind eye on problems of beaching method
Brussels,  20 July 2016 – The European Community Shipowners’ Association’s (ECSA) has published a report on their visit to the Alang shipbreaking yards in India last April. The NGO Shipbreaking Platform criticises the report for ignoring the many grave shortcomings of the beaching method,...
July 20th, 2016 | Associations, Environment, Health and Safety, Reports, Safety and Security, Ship Demolitions | Read More

European shipowners invite Commission to acknowledge emerging sustainable shipping practices in India

European shipowners invite Commission to acknowledge emerging sustainable shipping practices in India
Patrick Verhoeven Ship recycling practices in Alang, India, are gradually improving. The European Commission should acknowledge this positive development under the EU Ship Recycling Regulation. Adopting an overly restrictive approach will discourage first movers and further delay the entry into force...
May 4th, 2016 | Associations, European Union, Politics and Government, Regulatory, Ship Demolitions | Read More

Japan puts its support behind beaching yards in India

Japan puts its support behind beaching yards in India
Leela Ship Recycling Pvt Ltd Ship recycling yards in India, Pakistan and Bangladesh need to be part of the global scheme of sound ship recycling and those yards in Alang which have invested in fully upgrading their facilities to meet the terms of internationally-agreed rules should be rewarded by winning...
February 9th, 2015 | Associations, IMO, Logistics, News, Ship Demolitions | Read More