Bangladesh, has taken the lives of two workers, while another thirteen suffered
severe injuries, the NGO Shipbreaking Platform said.
31 at Ziri Subedar shipbreaking yard during scrapping operations on the ship
collapsed on the ship, hitting several workers at once. The injured workers
were transported to Chattogram Medical College Hospital for treatment.
Following the accident, local authorities ordered the temporary closure of the
lost their lives in Chattogram.
for deaths of seven workers and grievous injuries of fifteen in a row of seven
incidences in this yard alone since 2011,” Rizwana Hasan, Chief Executive of
the Bangladesh Environmental Lawyers Association (BELA) and Platform’s board
in February 2019, was owned and managed by Andreas Hadjiyiannis’ Cyprus Sea
Lines, NGO Shipbreaking Platform cited shipping media.
tanks were breached in a collision with a Tunisian ferry off Corsica in October