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More than 400 ships ended up on the beaches of South East Asia last year – 10 workers were killed

The beaching yards in India, Pakistan and Bangladesh were also the shipping companies' favorite cemetery for their end-of-life vessels in 2020. More than 400 ships wound up on the beaches, and at least 10 people were killed while dismantling the ships. Corrected.

Photo: Amit Dave/Reuters/Ritzau Scanpix

(The article was corrected on Febr. 10 at 16.51 pm CET. Teekay Corp. has informed Shipbreaking Platform that the shipping company is not linked to any end-of-life sale in 2020. The Platform has therefore recitfied the data and the list).

More than 400 ships were scrapped on the beaches of South East Asia in 2020, resulting in fatal consequences for at least 10 workers involved in the dismantling.

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