Chittagong shipbreaking yards

The crumbling coasts

Illegal sand mining is eating away people's homes, farmland and wildlife habitats

2 killed after inhaling toxic fumes 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.

Editorial / Workers' safety must come first

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

Unsafe Working Condition in Ship-Breaking Yards / 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

March 24, 2023
March 24, 2023

The crumbling coasts

Illegal sand mining is eating away people's homes, farmland and wildlife habitats

July 31, 2019
July 31, 2019

2 killed after inhaling toxic fumes 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.

January 31, 2018
January 31, 2018

Workers' safety must come first

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

December 27, 2017
December 27, 2017

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

October 24, 2017
October 24, 2017

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.

January 16, 2016
January 16, 2016

Life at death yard

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

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