Ship recycling – EU draft regulations spell hope for a growing controversy

Chittagong, Bangladesh – one in five of the workforce in South Asian ship recycling facilities is said to be under 15.



  • Ship breaking and recycling at Gadani, Pakistan.
  • one in five South Asian ship workers is said to be under 15.
  • Where ships go to die
  • hazardous materials, including asbestos, PCBs and tributyl tin.
  • Koji Sekimizu, IMO Secretary-General
  • ship breaking