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A better way to recycle old ships

Shipbreaking yard. Ship. Chain. Pollution. Beach

PortandTerminal.com, September 1, 2020 Shipbreaking is among the most dangerous and environmentally damaging jobs in the world | Here’s a better to do it (World Economic Forum) – Shipbreaking is among the most dangerous jobs in the world, according to the International Labour Organisation. This is the process of breaking up huge old ships into spare parts. It almost always happens …

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Three Dead, Several Injured at Chittagong Shipbreaking Yard

PortandTerminal.com, August 1, 2019 CHITTAGONG, BANGLADESH – Three workers died and at least six were injured following a toxic gas leak onboard a tanker being dismantled at a shipbreaking yard in Chattogram, Bangladesh, the NGO Shipbreaking Platform said.  The tragic incident occurred at the shipbreaking yard of MAK Corporation in Chittagong on July 31, 2019. File photo of Medelin Atlas …

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PORT CITY PROFILE (Part 2 of 2): Chittagong, Bangladesh

PortandTerminal.com, July 17, 2019 In Part 1 of this series, we looked at Chittagong, home to Bangladesh’s largest and notoriously corrupt port. In Part 2 of this series, we’ll look at another aspect of Chittagong’s maritime industry – its infamous shipbreaking yards. Faujdarhat: Where Ships go to Die The Chittagong Ship Breaking Yard is located in Fauzdarhat, Bangladesh along the …

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PORT CITY PROFILE (Part 1 of 2): Chittagong, Bangladesh

PortandTerminal.com, July 10, 2019 CHITTAGONG – Bangladesh is booming. The country has one of the world’s fastest-growing economies with GDP growth of 7.9% in 2018/19 and is on Goldman Sachs’s list of the “Next 11” emerging economic powerhouses of the 21st century.  In 2013 more than 380 people died when an eight-storey textile factory in Dhaka collapsed, Famous fashion brands like Benetton and …

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