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NGO lashes out at scrapping practices in the wake of bankruptcies

Workers pay the price when liquidators scrap vessels from bankrupt carriers on the beaches of South Asia, says NGO Shipbreaking Platform. One worker died during the scrapping of a Hanjin ship follow the carrier's bankruptcy.

A yard worker was killed when he fell during the demolition of the vessel Hanjin Rome in Bangladesh.

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