Chittagong Bangladesh, Indian workers carrying scraps manually, scrapping ships by hand, Shipbreaking labour, bulk carrier dismantled

26 lives lost in ship breaking

674 ocean-going commercial ships and offshore units were sold to scrap yards in 2019. 90% was broken down on only three beaches in Bangladesh, India and Pakistan. However, much work needed to be done to improve their safety record.

Pakistan to build another shipyard at Gwadar

The decision was taken in the backdrop of increasing maritime activities and massive movement of ships at Gwadar port following the success of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor.