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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/
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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
In Aliaga, Turkey, large ships from around the world are dismantled, and the steel is recycled and sent to mills.
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/
In a nut shell, 'ship breaking' is where large numbers of used ships are sent to developing countries like China, Bangladesh, India, Pakistan and Turkey, they are systematically broken down by the cheap labor hired by these ship breakers. Workers are not trained, they are not supplied PPE and they get paid about $1 per day to work 12 hours every day, 7 days a week. Also see images from the Global Logistics Media Image Page : http://www.globallogisticsmedia.com/articles/view/take-a-glimpse-into-the-dark-side-of-the-shipping-industry---ship-breakers Video Courtesy of Vega Productions
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...
This feature documentary profiles a bustling Indian shantytown where 40,000 people live and work in the most primitive conditions.
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/
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.
The shipyards at Alang recycle approximately half of all ships salvaged around the world.It is considered the world's largest graveyard of ships.
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...
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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...
Tuesday, November 1, 2016 Reportedly, the labourers were working on an unused oil tanker when the incident occurred. The local administration has also sought assistance from the Karachi fire brigade authorities to control the situation. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif expressed deep grief over the incident and directed the concerned authorities to speed up rescue operation. Gadani ship-breaking yard is the world‘s third largest ship breaking yard. The yard consists of 132 ship-breaking plots located across a 10 km long beachfront at Gadani. Explore The World! PLEASE SUBSCRIBE FOR MORE VIDEOS Subscription Link: https://goo.gl/eIOq7S
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
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Indian labourers working at a ship breaking site in Alang, Gujarat, India.There are 185 plots to carry out the ship-recycling activities. This activity forms an industry by itself , as it provides around 30,000 jobs in Alang itself and generates steel totaling to millions of tons every year. Alang beach (Gujurat, India) is one of the main ship breaking yards in the world. Alang is a census town in Bhavnagar district in the Indian state of Gujarat, India.Alang is known as land of lakes and temples. However today Alang is known for being Asia's largest and world's one of the most important Ship Recycling Yard where various material like Melting scrap, Cast Iron Scrap (Beed), Rolling Material, Profile Plates, Marine Machinery, Marine Engine, Diesel Generating Sets, Electric Motors and so m...
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.
From what is generally acknowledged to be the first build of fully cellular container ships over 1000 teu, the first of the class to go to scrap at Alang breakers in India. 4 of the 5 sister ships had been re-engined to more economical diesel engines but the Flinders remained as steam turbine to the end. The 6th ship of the class, the Jervis Bay had been previously lost during a storm on Bilboa breakwater whilst undertow to the breakers. Launched July 1968 Hamburg Beached October 1996 Alang Built for the Europe to Australia and later also New Zealand trades, the ship spent all her life back and forth on these runs. Apologies for the quality - a colleagues 1990's video camera.