Allgemeine Informationen

Name:
Chittagong Shipbreakers
Land:
Bangladesh
UN/Locode:
Local time:
Schiffe im Hafen:
2
Erwartete Schiffe:
60
Liegeplätze:
1
Koordinaten:
N 22° 27' E 091° 43'

Schiffe im Hafen

Name
Type
Arrived
Frachtschiff
23.04. 11:18
Frachtschiff
22.04. 22:09
Frachtschiff
22.04. 11:21
Frachtschiff
22.04. 10:49
Frachtschiff
19.04. 08:47
Frachtschiff
18.04. 08:27
Frachtschiff
10.04. 12:08
Unklassifiziert
08.04. 10:51
Frachtschiff
08.04. 10:34
Frachtschiff
08.04. 10:00

Erwartete Schiffe

Name
Typ
Erwarted
Tanker
25.04. 07:32
Frachtschiff
25.04. 14:00
Frachtschiff
26.04. 05:00
Frachtschiff
26.04. 09:00
Frachtschiff
26.04. 13:00
Frachtschiff
26.04. 16:00
Frachtschiff
26.04. 17:00
Tanker
26.04. 20:00
Frachtschiff
27.04. 04:00
Frachtschiff
27.04. 13:00

Ausgelaufene Schiffe

Name
Typ
Ausgelaufen
Frachtschiff
23.04. 09:24
Tanker
19.04. 14:30
Tanker
02.04. 09:15
Tanker
01.04. 10:07
Tanker
01.04. 10:03
Tanker
01.04. 09:54
Tanker
01.04. 09:37
Tanker
31.03. 09:05
Tanker
22.03. 17:28
Frachtschiff
10.03. 10:21

Die neuesten Nachrichten

Two Workers Killed Scrapping Tanker in Chittagong

Mon Feb 18 19:23:27 CET 2019 arnekiel

Two workers were killed Monday in a fire that started in the engine room of an end-of-life tanker being dismantled at a shipbreaking yard in Chittagong, Bangladesh, the NGO Shipbreaking Platform has confirmed. Local media reports that the incident took place around 10:15 a.m. local time at the Shagorika Ship Breaking Yard on Monday.

Bangladesh: New law for ship-breaking industry

Mon Jan 29 21:49:35 CET 2018 arnekiel

The piece of legislation that the Jatiya Sangsad late last week adopted to discipline the country’s ship-breaking industry has been long overdue. Notwithstanding its importance in the economy and the risks that it poses, when unregulated, to the environment, the governmental efforts were too scanty for streamlining the ship recycling industry that has flourished along the coastline of Chittagong since early 1980s. The industry that now employs hundreds of workers and makes available more than half of the basic raw materials to the re-rolling mills, is one of the largest in the world. However, the industry did not originate locally and grow spontaneously. When the cost of ship-breaking had gone abnormally high in the developed countries, ship owners chose the developing countries like China, Vietnam, the Philippines and Bangladesh to scrap their vessels because of low cost of labour and lack of concern about environment and safety issues in these countries. In Bangladesh, the local entrepreneurs took the advantage of the situation. They started importing increasing number of old vessels for dismantling along the coastline. However, the relevant agencies, from time to time, issued a few rules to help contain environmental damage and ensure safety requirements. But the enforcement of such rules, whatever these were, was very lax. Almost everything recovered from the scrapping of a ship, including hull, engine, machinery, generators, furniture, etc., is recycled and reused in Bangladesh. But the very method used in scrapping of ships, lack of concern among the ship-breakers about the safety of poor workers and disposal of environmentally hazardous goods and chemicals turned out to be serious problems. Questions started pouring in from different directions about environmental and safety issues. But such concerns had largely fallen on deaf ears of the relevant authorities. Thus, all the pleadings for taking appropriate measures to control the harmful activities were virtually ignored. Under such circumstances, the industry continued to expand and the steel manufacturing units, dependent on scrapped metal, witnessed an unabated growth. But environmental degradation apart, what emerged as the most serious concern, is the physical safety of workers engaged in dismantling of scrapped vessels. Hundreds of workers have died so far and a few thousand more received serious injuries in accidents in ship-breaking yards. The law passed by the parliament on ship-breaking contains certain provisions to mete out punishment to individuals/organizations that violate its provisions. The issue of workers’ safety has also been taken care of. The operators in the industry will now have to extend life insurance coverage to each and every worker. More importantly, the law provides for establishment of a separate zone for the ship-breaking industry that has been growing haphazardly along the coastline in different shipyards. The ship-breaking industry has been fetching a handsome amount of revenues for the government. So, the industry deserves fair treatment in all matters. But what should get top-most priority is the country’s environmental interests and workers’ safety and security. The industries ministry has fulfilled the first requirement by adopting the law in question. But equally important will be its proper enforcement. Hopefully, the government will not fail on this account. Source: Financial Express

First Bangladeshi Ship Recycling Yard Certified

Tue Oct 24 16:04:40 CEST 2017 arnekiel

PHP Family recycling yard in Chittagong, Bangladesh has just received a Statement of Compliance with the Hong Kong Convention, for the Safe and Environmentally Sound Recycling of Ships from international Classification Society RINA. The yard is the first to gain Hong Kong Convention compliance certification in the country. IMO Secretary General Kitack Lim visited the yard earlier this year and said the yard is a role model for others in the country.

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