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    3 shipbreaking yards fined Tk 3 lakh for pollution, violation of clearance conditions

    The Department of Environment (DoE) Chattogram fined nine businesses, including three shipbreaking yards, Tk 8,20,000 in total for polluting the environment and violating the stipulated conditions in DoE's clearance certificate.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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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