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"The Ship Recycling Fund" : Clean Shipbreaking can be Done Profitably

Feature story | February 15, 2005 at 5:30

AMSTERDAM, LONDON, Netherlands — Greenpeace and the Basel Action Network (BAN) have denounced the shipping industry for trying to run away from the Basel Convention's landmark rules that curb the export and dumping of toxic waste, as government...

Rainbow Warrior crew detained onboard

Feature story | December 11, 2003 at 5:30

MUMBAI, India — Our flagship, the Rainbow Warrior, has been exposing the sharp end of environmental exploitation - the ship breaking beaches of India. However rather than taking action to prevent these crimes the local Indian authorities have...

Single hull oil tanker decommissioning - a new environmental disaster for...

Feature story | December 8, 2004 at 5:30

MUMBAI, India — Today Greenpeace handed over the report called "Destination unknown: European Single hull Oil Tankers-No place to go" to Dr. Kant Singh, Secretary General, The Council of EU Chambers of Commerce in India (in the absence of the...

End of life ships

Publication | January 12, 2006 at 5:30

This is a joint report by Greenpeace and the International Federation of Human Rights Leagues (FIDH), that aims to shed light on the extremely poor working and environmental conditions that are still prevailing at shipbreaking yards all over the...

Greenpeace Releases More evidence aginst Ship Breaking.

Press release | December 12, 2003 at 5:30

MUMBAI, India — Launching a blistering attack against the ship-breaking industry's illegal practices and the lack of accountability in a corrupt regime, Greenpeace today released the Toxic Patrol report of Alang and Mumbai shipbreaking yards.

Symbols of shame for national delegates at UN Basel Convention

Press release | October 23, 2003 at 5:30

GENEVA, Switzerland — Greenpeace offered a symbol of shame to each national delegation at the United Nations Basel Convention meeting in Geneva today

Death is All in a Day's Work

Press release | April 28, 2003 at 5:30

ALANG/ MUMBAI, India — The Ship-Breaking yards at Alang have become synonymous with death, disease and despair, says G. Ananthapadmanabhan, Executive Director, Greenpeace India.

Greenpeace accuses shipping industry of profiting from poison

Press release | October 5, 2002 at 5:30

ALANG, India — Greenpeace activists boarded a ship in Antwerp harbour yesterday to investigate whether it contains hazardous materials and to start preparing a preliminary public inventory of findings. The environmental organisation and an...

Hesperus Halted on Alang Anchorage

Press release | September 23, 2003 at 5:30

ALANG/ BANGALORE, India — Indian customs authorities today denied permission to Hesperus, a Norwegian LPG tanker to beach for breaking at Alang following an alert raised by Greenpeace. Greenpeace had demanded a complete inventory of toxic...

Toxic ship should be “mercilessly driven out” of India

Feature story | May 30, 2005 at 5:30

NEW DELHI, India — It’s official now. The Supreme Court Monitoring Committee on hazardous wastes (SCMC) has stated unequivocally that the fugitive ship now known as the ‘Riky’ (earlier aliases include the Kong Frederik IX and ‘Frederik’) must be...

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