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In Bangladesh, men desperate for work perform one of the world's most dangerous jobs. They demolish huge ships in grueling conditions, braving disease, pollution, and the threat of being crushed or stabbed by steel sliced from the hulls. ➡ Subscribe: http://bit.ly/NatGeoSubscribe About National Geographic: National Geographic is the world's premium destination for science, exploration, and adventure. Through their world-class scientists, photographers, journalists, and filmmakers, Nat Geo gets you closer to the stories that matter and past the edge of what's possible. Get More National Geographic: Official Site: http://bit.ly/NatGeoOfficialSite Facebook: http://bit.ly/FBNatGeo Twitter: http://bit.ly/NatGeoTwitter Instagram: http://bit.ly/NatGeoInsta Explore the lives of ship-breakers on...
Workers' deaths at the ship-breaking yards of Chittagong are a common incident, as is environmental poisoning. But researchers have now detected one deadly illness that has been silently affecting the workers for decades. Many ships that come to the yards are filled with the mineral asbestos, used in the 1980s and '90s for insulation on high-heat areas such as boilers and steam pipes. It has since been banned across the world for safety concerns. In a recent study, Bangladesh Occupational Safety, Health and Environment Foundation (OSHE) found that almost 33% of the ship-breaking workers are affected by asbestosis, an incurable disease caused by breathing the mineral in the form of dust or fume.
Simon visits the shi breaking beaches of Chittagong, where poor and badly treated Bangladeshi workers break up old container ships for scrap metal. Subscribe to the BBC Worldwide channel: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=BBCWorldwide BBC Worldwide Channel: http://www.youtube.com/BBCWorldwide This is a channel from BBC Worldwide who help fund new BBC programmes.
Children are among the 30,000 workers who labor under perilous and grueling conditions in Bangladesh to break apart ships that once carried the freight of the worlds G-20 nations, according to a report issued today by the National Labor Committee. The new report, Where Ships and Workers Go to Die: Ship-breaking in Bangladesh and the Failure of Global Institutions to Protect Worker Rights, documents the plight of workers who dismantle ships of the G-20, working 12-hour shifts, seven days a week, under primitive conditions for wages of just 22 to 32 cents an hour—doing one of the most dangerous jobs in the world. Charles Kernaghan, director of the National Labor Committee, challenged the G-20 ministers to take up the issue: The G-20 leaders must be held accountable for having miserably fai...
These Rimage 2000I disc publishers would of been great in their time but technology has passed these by, so I scrapped their guts out.
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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 many other items which are available in huge quantity of various qualities are mostly tested and certified by the world famous Lloyds Certifying Co. of England. As per the international reports, more ships for demolition are expected for Alang as Ocean freight is very down. Presently, Alang & Sosiya has 94 ships under demolition. Courtesy: http://www.alangtoday.com/ This fo...
March 11th 2015 - Singapore. EC Director for Green Economy, Kęstutis Sadauskas, left little room for doubt when he told delegates via video that the EC would have no choice but to strictly follow the text of the EU Ship Recycling Regulation. “This will be a very difficult test for beaching facilities in South Asia.” He added, “It is clear that the current practices are not compatible with our requirements.” Play clip for the full message.
Monday morning while working on Manchester I overheard a lot of noise on the fire damaged HELM property... I investigated and called for backup! I came back to see if the equipment was removed the next day after getting further instructions on how to proceed, and what I found was self-explanatory! The owner is scrapping the building on the low-low... He thinks we're too nieve to figure out what they're actually doing!
Dortel Gemi Sokum Demir Celik Sanayi ve Ticaret Ltd., provide full service recycling operations for obsolete maritime vessels and equipment. Located in Aliaga – Izmir, Turkey. Established in 1989 to provide dismantling and recycling services to ship owners who take cradle to grave responsibility seriously for environmental hazards and worker safety
Grieg Green offers ship owners an alternative to the controversial “beaching” method to demolish ships. Instead of dismantling ships on beaches causing long term adverse effects to the environment as well as health risks to workers, Grieg Green offers an advanced sustainable recycling solution. Watch how Grieg Green is able to make more impact and bring positive change to the shipping industry.