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At the world's biggest ship-recycling yard at Alang, India, life is becoming harder as fewer ships arrive. Here's why. Photo: Karan Deep Singh/The Wall Street Journal Subscribe to the WSJ channel here: http://bit.ly/14Q81Xy More from the Wall Street Journal: Visit WSJ.com: http://www.wsj.com Follow WSJ on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/wsjvideo Follow WSJ on Google+: https://plus.google.com/+wsj/posts Follow WSJ on Twitter: https://twitter.com/WSJvideo Follow WSJ on Instagram: http://instagram.com/wsj Follow WSJ on Pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/wsj/
In Aliaga, Turkey, large ships from around the world are dismantled, and the steel is recycled and sent to mills.
A report on how ships are broken down for scrap in shipyards in China and India. The story features interviews with activists who believe workers at these shipyards are unknowingly exposed to toxic waste. Reporter/Producer: Susan Yu India Fixer/Producer: Vyanjana Omer Broadcast: STAR TV Focus Asia 2000
조선 빅5 세계시장 독식 시대 끝났다…중국 첫 진입 Korean shipbuilders once dominated the global market. Emphasis on ONCE. Times appear to be changing. The global shipping industry has been in a slump... and while Korean shipbuilders have been struggling to stay afloat amid falling orders and massive losses，... Chinese players are making their way into the ranks of the industry′s elite. Kim Min－ji sheds light on the signs of a possible dethronement in the works. Are Korean shipbuilders′ golden days almost over？ For the first time ever，... a Chinese shipyard has broken into the top five global players in terms of order backlog. According to UK－based Clarkson Research Services，... Shanghai Waigaoqiao Shipbuilding had an order backlog in November of just over three million compensated gross tons，... an indicator ...
Shipbuilding was until recently a symbol of China's industrial might. Now shipyards across China are being driven out of business by weak global demand for new ships. Photo: Lukas Messmer for The Wall Street Journal Subscribe to the WSJ channel here: http://bit.ly/14Q81Xy More from the Wall Street Journal: Visit WSJ.com: http://www.wsj.com Follow WSJ on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/wsjvideo Follow WSJ on Google+: https://plus.google.com/+wsj/posts Follow WSJ on Twitter: https://twitter.com/WSJvideo Follow WSJ on Instagram: http://instagram.com/wsj Follow WSJ on Pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/wsj/
Bangladesh has no metal resources of its own city, so the shipbreaking yards in Chittagong, its largest second city, generate high profits for their owners. Workers though, enjoy none of the benefits of that profit; wages are barely enough to live on and there are no health and safety regulations to protect them. Injuries are a frequent occurrence and even death is not uncommon. SUBSCRIBE TO RTD Channel to get documentaries firsthand! http://bit.ly/1MgFbVy FOLLOW US RTD WEBSITE: https://RTD.rt.com/ RTD ON TWITTER: http://twitter.com/RT_DOC RTD ON FACEBOOK: http://www.facebook.com/RTDocumentary RTD ON DAILYMOTION http://www.dailymotion.com/rt_doc RTD ON INSTAGRAM http://instagram.com/rt_documentary/ RTD LIVE https://rtd.rt.com/on-air/
Courtesy Salim San. The moment of a cross-channel ferry's seafaring days came to a grinding halt. The ship sailed between Dover and Calais for 22 years. What is in the news today? Click to watch: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLSyY1udCyYqBeLGPTLVZMp8kczDH7_5Ni euronews: the most watched news channel in Europe Subscribe! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=euronews euronews is available in 14 languages: https://www.youtube.com/user/euronewsnetwork/channels In English: Website: http://www.euronews.com/news Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/euronews Twitter: http://twitter.com/euronews Google+: http://google.com/+euronews VKontakte: http://vk.com/en.euronews
Broadcast: 17 February 2013 on Sunday Night, Seven Network, Australia. It's one of the most jaw-dropping sights of the modern world. For as far as the eye can see, along a stretch of coastline in Bangladesh, hundreds of mammoth supertankers lie beached on the sand. This is where the world's ships come to die. Tim joins the thousands of workers, some of them children, who are paid just 47 cents a day to break up these rusting giants with their bare hands. AWARDS: Winner: Walkley Award for Camerawork, Australia (2013) CREW: Reporter / Camera: Tim Noonan Producer: Ali Russell Sound: Dan Abbott Editor: Jimmy Hamilton SUBSCRIBE: Youtube ► http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=timnoonantv SOCIALS: Facebook ► http://facebook.com/timnoonantv Instagram ► http://instagram.com/timn...
To find out more please visit: http://www.twi-global.com This short programme outlines the work of the Divest project, which was devised to promote clear unbiased information on the complexities of the ship dismantling industry so that stakeholders in the work can make informed decisions.
RR9507/D - INDIA: SHIP BREAKING (dur: 6 min 4 sec/eng. sot: 1 min 2 sec) The Indian beach of Alang near Bhavnagar in Western Guajarat State is one of the largest ship breaking yards in the world. At any one time more than a hundred vessels from small cruisers to massive oil tankers can be seen scattered in pieces across a five kilometre stretch of the shore. Working a gruelling seventy hours a week in soaring temperatures crews of Indian workers have turned the place into a vast and eerie ship's cemetery. SHOWS Alang, Guajarat: workers' cottages and ship breaking yard; crane; workers; ships berthed at sea; workers carrying metal sheets; welders cutting metal with ships in background; people knocking out rivets; crane lifting steel plate; welding; sorting out metals; p...
This feature documentary profiles a bustling Indian shantytown where 40,000 people live and work in the most primitive conditions.
We all have heard of the Titanic, its love story, and how it laid to rest under the ocean. But for lesser ships there is a different grave waiting. One which is an obscure & lucrative business for a few known as Ship breaking, Countless numbers of used ships are sent to developing countries like China, Bangladesh, India, Pakistan and Turkey where they are systematically broken down by the cheap labor hired by these ship breakers . 'The Wire Nest...Life In Mumbai's Ship-Breaking Yards' is a documentary on the condition of these workers, the majority who live in filthy and hazardous circumstances .This documentary specifically gives an insight on the conditions of the ship breaking workers in Mumbai the city which is the hub for many activities known and unknown. To build awareness and give ...
There aren't too many places left in the world where the practice of ship breaking—scrapping old ships for metal—can still exist. These days, environmental and labor regulations in the developed world have displaced the practice to India, Bangladesh, and Pakistan, where cargo carriers are salvaged for their steel. The largest vessels wind up on the shores of the city of Chittagong in Bangladesh, where the industry has become a vital part of the country's urbanization. It employs roughly 200,000 workers and supplies the country with 80 percent of its steel. Ship breakers beach and dismantle vessels daily wearing flip-flops and T-shirts. It's no easy task, considering ships are constructed to withstand the elements for the 30 years they spend operating on international waters. We decided t...
KCTS9.org/battleready Portland’s role as a postwar shipbreaking center meant environmental consequences of WWII would extend well beyond the war years. After years of prosperity, the family that built the business would find themselves in possession of a polluted wasteland. Was Portland’s South Waterfront beyond redemption? Credits Producer/Writer: Cassandra Profita Narrator: Cassandra Profita Photography/Editor: Chris Nolan Production support: Carolin Jones Research: Katie Nelson Archival material: Zidell Companies, NorthWest Ecosystem Services, Inc., Oregon Historical Society Research Library, The Oregonian, City of Portland Archives, Kaiser Permanente Heritage Resources, KOIN Phonodisc Collection, Oregon Historical Society Research Library Music: Firstcom
The bothering heat and shouts of his Mukadam mingles with the echoes of machine and men usually 30 to 70 feet below him. He has to silence it all when he turns on his blow torch and focuses solely on weakening the structure of the very ship he stands on; right now he is working on the metal holdings around the mast. He stands away cautiously as the weakened mast is hooked on to a whinge and it's pulled down. The bulking mast hits the bottom of the hull, the boom reaches his ears and touches his skin, it reminds him a little bit of his village, of his childhood, when he would drop a metal bucket in well to collect water. With no time for nostalgia he gets back to cutting another part of the hull, he does this every day for 8-10 hours; his safety net is his experience. He is one of the 66,00...
Ship breaking is one of the most hazardous jobs in the world because most ships are used to carry radioactive materials, toxic wastes, extremely poisonous chemicals and oil. Not only does it directly affect the health of the workers, it is an environmental time bomb - as workers strip the ships marooned on the sea shore, there is severe contamination of the sea bed, eventually seeping into the marine food chain. We visit the world's biggest ship breaking yard, Alang.
The shipyards at Alang recycle approximately half of all ships salvaged around the world.It is considered the world's largest graveyard of ships.
"Retaining Harmony with Environment" "Leela Ship Recycling & Sarvag Shipping Services" To make our life easier and cost effective, it has provided various ways of recycling. Take any aspect of the nature and you will find in perfect harmony with its surrounding. When required, everything must go back to nature.