Chittagong shipbreaking yards | The Daily Star
  • 2 killed in Chattogram shipbreaking yard

    Two people died after inhaling toxic fumes from a gas leak while working at a shipbreaking yard in Sitakunda upazila of Chattogram.

  • Workers' safety must come first

    We are shocked at the recent deaths of two workers at the shipbreaking yards in Sitakunda.

  • 15 workers killed this year

    At least 15 workers were killed and more than a hundred injured in accidents at different shipbreaking yards in Chittagong this year

  • A graveyard for ships and men

    According to a report published by this paper on October 22, “Bangladesh was the top buyer of scrapped ships in the world in the third quarter of 2017, followed by India,” as stated by the Brussels-based Shipbreaking Platform.

  • Life at death yard

    Frequent accidents have been claming lives or seriously injuring many workers in Chittagong shipbreaking yards over the years, largely