shipbreaking | The Daily Star
  • Workers' safety must come first

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

  • Shipbreaking Yards: No let-up in deaths

    Two shipbreaking workers were killed at two scrap yards in Sitakunda in the early hours of yesterday and Sunday afternoon.

  • 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.

  • Worker dies at Chittagong shipbreaking yard

    A worker died and another fell ill inhaling toxic gas while cleaning oil from a scrap ship at a shipbreaking yard in Sitakunda on Friday afternoon.