Latest News for: Alang


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.

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.

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.

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.

How Alang turned the tide due to Covid pandemic

The Times of India 25 Feb 2021
Mukesh Patel chairman of Shri Ram Group and one of the biggest shipbreakers in the country is all set to dismantle Eldorado, a floating production storage dismantling vessel of 46,000 light displacement tonnage (LDT) at the Alang Shipbreaking Yard in Gujarat ... Presently, there are about 130 shipbreaking plots operational at Alang.