“Shipbreaking” #24

10 Aug 2011

49 pages of information on the demolition of ships around the world.

Some excerpts:

– 65 years following the nuclear weapons tests the wrecks from the Bikini Atoll are to be broken up.

– An exclusive report on the incredible end of the Probo family including the Probo Koala responsible for the tragedy in Abidjan precisely 5 years ago.

– The killer asbestos in the top 4 demolition countries.

– The demolition market trends from May to July 2011.

– Are French ship owners taking responsibilities? The scrapping of the Renoir and the Cezanne in Dunkirk and the Tellier in Le Havre.

ALC24-LeTellierRobindesBoisThe Tellier in Le Havre, July 2011 © Robin des Bois

– All the tricks of the trade by ship owners or brokers to hide to origin of vessels, changing of flag states and vessel names…

– Suspicions of radioactivity contamination on two tankers quickly leaving the Bay of Yokohama to be demolished in China.

See the bulletin (pdf – 2,96 Mo)





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