Major explosion at Bangladesh shipbreaking yard kills two workers and severely injures five

Major explosion at Bangladesh shipbreaking yard kills two workers and severely injures five

A loud blast in the early morning yesterday shook the Chittagong shipbreaking area. At around 8:30 AM, a fire broke out on board the vessel BUNGA KELANA 4 (IMO 9178343), beached at Mahinur Ship Breaking yard, also known …
May 16, 2019 /  Accidents
Maersk to send first two ships for recycling at Alang this month

Maersk to send first two ships for recycling at Alang this month

Till now, the Maersk Group used to recycle its ships in limited number of yards in China and Turkey. Under a long-term commitment to create more recycling options at Alang shipbreaking yard in Gujarat, Maersk …
May 13, 2016 /  Curious
Maersk to scrap ships at certain Indian beach sites, NGO dismayed

Maersk to scrap ships at certain Indian beach sites, NGO dismayed

Maersk Line said on Friday it had chosen four shipbreaking yards along India's Alang beaches to handle an increase in vessels that need to be scrapped, to the dismay of some organisations that say the operations …
Feb 13, 2016 /  Curious