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Record Number of Cruise Ships Scrapped at Alang in the Past 12 Months

The Maritime Executive 11 Nov 2021
The demolition yards at Alang, India received a record number of cruise and passenger ships in the past 12 months ... “One or two passenger ships get beached at Alang each year,” Captain Rakesh Mishra, a port officer at Alang explained to the Indian Express news outlet ... Karnika well underway at the yards in Alang (Bharat Dihora).
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Navneet Alang: Social media is a mainstream outlet for our worst habits, and yet it's ...

The Morning News 06 Jul 2021
Navneet Alang. Social media is a mainstream outlet for our worst habits, and yet it's also a platform for the marginalized. ↩︎ The Toronto Star. View Post... .
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Traffic to Alang shipyard thins over price differences

The Times of India 04 Jul 2021
Alang, the final destination for retired ships, is seeing less traffic for the past few months beginning from February ... High freight charge and container charges are discouraging ship owners to scrap old ships in Alang as Pakistan and Bangladesh are paying higher price than India.
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Alang's Shipbreakers Out of Oxygen as COVID Treatment Takes Priority

The Maritime Executive 20 Apr 2021
Located on India's Western Coast in the state of Gujarat, Alang is the world's largest shipbreaking yard ... For cutting chunks of iron and steel at Alang’s shipbreaking yards, workers use oxygen fuel torches ... Without oxygen, Alang's shipbreaking yards cannot cut up ships for scrap steel.
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Lack of oxygen supply set to halt ship recycling at Alang

Business Line 19 Apr 2021
Ship recycling activities at Alang in Gujarat’s Bhavnagar district, will grind to a halt by the end of the week due to lack of industrial grade oxygen supply as surge in Covid-19 cases force the government to prohibit supply for industrial purpose and divert it for medial use.
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Infrastructure for Treatment, Storage and Disposal of Hazardous Waste at Alang

Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide 11 Apr 2021
... it is critical to know and understand the infrastructure available at Alang.
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Three months’ lockdown cleanses Alang’s lungs

The Times of India 18 Mar 2021
Lockdown may have hit Alang ship breaking yard economically, but it did some good too ... They took samples of ambient air, coastal water, coastal sediments, fish and bioaccumulation of heavy metals in and around Alang for five days during complete lockdown (May 12-16) for the study, which it conducted in collaboration with.

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