Posts Tagged ‘NGO Shipbreaking Platform’

NGOs applaud Matson for clean and safe recycling policy, but regret ship beached in India

NGOs applaud Matson for clean and safe recycling policy, but regret ship beached in India
Brussels, 23 September 2015 – The NGO Shipbreaking Platform applauds US shipping company Matson, Inc. for committing to recycle its old ships only in responsible yards in the future. This decision is significant, as 23 vessels in the Matson fleet have to be dismantled in the coming years. This...
September 23rd, 2015 | Associations, Corporate Social Responsibility, Environment, HR, Ship Demolitions | Read More

NGOs denounce dangerous working conditions after four shipbreaking workers are killed

NGOs denounce dangerous working conditions after four shipbreaking workers are killed
Four of the eight workers hospitalised for their burn injuries sustained on 5 September Greek and Russian shipping companies had both sold old vessels to the shipbreaking yard Brussels,  14 September 2015 – The NGO Shipbreaking Platform calls for urgent action to stop dangerous working conditions...
September 14th, 2015 | Associations, Corporate Social Responsibility, Health and Safety, Maritime Accidents, Safety and Security, Ship Demolitions | Read More

NGO Shipbreaking Platform News – Platform welcomes new Turkish partner organisation

NGO Shipbreaking Platform News – Platform welcomes new Turkish partner organisation
Patrizia Heidegger Brussels, 10 September 2015 – The NGO Shipbreaking Platform, a coalition of environmental, human rights and labour rights organisations, welcomes its new partner organisation from Turkey, Istanbul Health and Safety Labor Watch (IHSLW) – İstanbul İşçi Sağlığı ve İş...
September 10th, 2015 | Company Profiles, Corporate Social Responsibility, Health and Safety, HR, Safety and Security, Ship Demolitions | Read More

Shipbreaking at SAIL Amsterdam 2015: CSR Netherlands explains sustainable recycling to children and parents at pop-up scrap yard

Shipbreaking at SAIL Amsterdam 2015: CSR Netherlands explains sustainable recycling to children and parents at pop-up scrap yard
Brussels,  11 August 2015 – The NGO Shipbreaking Platform applauds CSR Netherlands, a Dutch-based network of companies, NGOs and researchers advocating for corporate social responsibility, for using SAIL Amsterdam 2015 to encourage children to learn more about sustainable ship recycling and about...
August 11th, 2015 | Associations, Corporate Social Responsibility, Health and Safety, Safety and Security, Ship Demolitions | Read More

NGO Shipbreaking Platform publishes South Asia Quarterly Update #6

NGO Shipbreaking Platform publishes South Asia Quarterly Update #6
Ebrahim walking again in his home village, thanks to an operation performed on his leg Brussels,  30 July 2015 – The NGO Shipbreaking Platform publishes today the sixth South Asia Quarterly Update, a briefing paper in which it informs about the shipbreaking industry in Bangladesh, India and...
July 30th, 2015 | Associations, Corporate Social Responsibility, Health and Safety, HR, Insight, Jobs, Organisations, Pollution, Safety and Security, Ship Demolitions | Read More

Platform News – NGO Shipbreaking Platform presents Annual Report 2014

Platform News – NGO Shipbreaking Platform presents Annual Report 2014
The cover of the Annual Report 2014 Brussels,  22 June 2015 – The NGO Shipbreaking Platform, a global coalition of environmental, human rights and labour rights organisations working to promote safe and clean ship recycling worldwide, presents its Annual Report 2014. You are invited to find out...
June 22nd, 2015 | Associations, Communication, Corporate Social Responsibility, Environment, Health and Safety, Pollution, Reports, Safety and Security, Ship Demolitions | Read More

NGO Shipbreaking Platform holds AGM 2015, visits ship recycling yards in Turkey

NGO Shipbreaking Platform holds AGM 2015, visits ship recycling yards in Turkey
the NGO Shipbreaking Platform secretariat and member organisations at the Turkish ship recyclers association in Aliaga, Turkey Brussels,  10 June 2015 – The NGO Shipbreaking Platform, a global coalition of 19 environmental, human rights and labour rights organisations campaigning for safe, clean...
June 10th, 2015 | Corporate Social Responsibility, Corruption, Disputes, Emissions, Environment, Health and Safety, HR, Jobs, Labour Disputes, News, Pollution, Safety and Security, Ship Demolitions | Read More

Civil society calls on Greece to address poor environmental performance of Greek shipping

Civil society calls on Greece to address poor environmental performance of Greek shipping
Athens,  28 May 2015 – Several key environmental NGOs working on sustainable shipping have met with Greek and European policy makers to discuss concerns related to the shipping industry’s high emissions, marine pollution and poor shipbreaking practices. As one of the largest shipping nations,...
May 28th, 2015 | Associations, Corporate Social Responsibility, Environment, European Union, Health and Safety, News, Organisations, Politics and Government, Pollution, Safety and Security, Ship Demolitions | Read More

NGO Shipbreaking Platform works hand in hand with Dutch Ship Owner Boskalis for Sustainable Ship Recycling in Mexico

NGO Shipbreaking Platform works hand in hand with Dutch Ship Owner Boskalis  for Sustainable Ship Recycling in Mexico
Patrizia Heidegger Platform News – NGO Shipbreaking Platform Works Hand in Hand with Dutch Ship Owner Boskalis for Sustainable Ship Recycling in Mexico Best practice example for clean and safe ship recycling an inspiration for responsible owners Brussels,  16 April 2015 – NGO Shipbreaking...
April 16th, 2015 | Associations, Communication, Company Profiles, Corporate Social Responsibility, Emissions, Environment, Health and Safety, HR, Maritime Accidents, Oil Spill, Pollution, Press and Media, Reports, Safety and Security, Ship Demolitions | Read More

NGO Shipbreaking Platform Publishes Briefing Paper “What a difference a flag makes”

NGO Shipbreaking Platform Publishes Briefing Paper “What a difference a flag makes”
Patrizia Heidegger Why ship owners’ responsibility to ensure sustainable ship recycling needs to go beyond flag state jurisdiction” – Call for a financial mechanism Brussels,  13 April 2015 – The NGO Shipbreaking Platform publishes today a briefing paper titled “What a difference...
April 13th, 2015 | Associations, Corporate Social Responsibility, European Union, Flags, Health and Safety, Organisations, Politics and Government, Safety and Security, Ship Demolitions | Read More

NGO Shipbreaking Platform publishes South Asia Quarterly Update #4

NGO Shipbreaking Platform  publishes South Asia Quarterly Update #4
            Brussels,  16 January 2015 – The NGO Shipbreaking Platform publishes today the fourth South Asia Quarterly Update, a briefing paper in which it informs about the shipbreaking industry in Bangladesh, India and Pakistan. Providing an overview of vessels...
January 16th, 2015 | Associations, Health and Safety, HR, Safety and Security, Ship Demolitions | Read More

NGO Shipbreaking Platform welcomes new initiative “Human Rights at Sea” as partner organisation

NGO Shipbreaking Platform welcomes new initiative “Human Rights at Sea” as partner organisation
Platform welcomes as partner organisation the new initiative “Human Rights at Sea”, calling for the maritime industry to face its human rights responsibility  Brussels,  10 November 2014 – The NGO Shipbreaking Platform, a global coalition of environmental, human rights and labour rights organisations...
November 10th, 2014 | Associations, Corporate Social Responsibility, Health and Safety, HR, Safety and Security, Ship Demolitions | Read More

Platform applauds Hapag-Lloyd for new ship recycling policy, calls on ship owners to follow

Platform applauds Hapag-Lloyd for new ship recycling policy, calls on ship owners to follow
Brussels,  27 August 2014 – The NGO Shipbreaking Platform, a global coalition of organisations seeking to prevent dirty and dangerous shipbreaking practices worldwide, applauds Hamburg-based Hapag-Lloyd for having adopted a new, progressive ship recycling policy: Germany’s leading shipping company...
August 27th, 2014 | Associations, Environment, Health and Safety, HR, Ship Demolitions | Read More

NGOs Call on Bangladeshi Government to Thoroughly Investigate the Abduction of Rizwana Hasan’s Husband

NGOs Call on Bangladeshi Government to Thoroughly Investigate the Abduction of Rizwana Hasan’s Husband
  Brussels,  18 April 2014 – The NGO Shipbreaking Platform, a global coalition of 19 environmental, human rights and labour rights organisations promoting safe and clean ship recycling, is calling on the Bangladeshi government to ensure that the police conduct a thorough, effective and impartial...
April 18th, 2014 | Associations, Corporate Social Responsibility, Corruption, Environment, Health and Safety, HR | Read More

Ships recycling issues…

Ships recycling issues…
6 March 2014 – NGOs Call on Singapore Ship Owners to End Dangerous Shipbreaking Practices and Embrace Modern Ship Recycling Singapore, 6 March 2014 – The NGO Shipbreaking Platform, a global coalition of 19 environmental, human rights and labour rights organisations working to prevent dangerous...
March 6th, 2014 | Corporate Social Responsibility, Environment, Pollution, Ship Demolitions | Read More

Risks in Maritime Transport Conference Organised with Surfrider Foundation Europe

Risks in Maritime Transport Conference Organised with Surfrider Foundation Europe
Brussels,  14.02.2014 – On 11 February, the NGO Shipbreaking Platform accepted the invitation from Surfrider Foundation Europe, an NGO dedicated to protecting the marine ecosystems around the world, to speak at a conference on the emerging maritime risks, held at the Foundation’s EU headquarters...
February 14th, 2014 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Environment, Events, Exhibitions, Health and Safety, HR, Pollution, Ship Demolitions | Read More

High Time for Stricter Rules for Shipbreaking: Rally addresses Hamburg ship owners

High Time for Stricter Rules for Shipbreaking: Rally addresses Hamburg ship owners
  Protest speech in front of German Shipowners Association with Sabine Wils MEP (GUE/NGL) Hamburg,  7 February 2014 – Today Member of the European Parliament Sabine Wils (GUE/NGL) and the NGO Shipbreaking Platform have protested in front of Hamburg-based ship owners against their substandard...
February 7th, 2014 | Associations, Corporate Social Responsibility, Health and Safety, Labour Disputes, Maritime Accidents, Pollution, Safety and Security, Sanctions, Ship Demolitions, Strikes | Read More

NGOs Publish 2013 List of Toxic Ship Dumpers…

NGOs Publish 2013 List of Toxic Ship Dumpers…
NGOs Publish 2013 List of Toxic Ship Dumpers: German and Greek Shipping Companies Amongst the World’s Worst Brussels,  3 February 2014 – The NGO Shipbreaking Platform, a global coalition of organisations seeking to prevent dirty and dangerous shipbreaking practices worldwide, today published the...
February 3rd, 2014 | Corporate Social Responsibility, Environment, Health and Safety, Pollution, Safety and Security, Ship Demolitions | Read More