NGO: Greeks and Germans top list of beach scrapping

40 percent of the ships that are scrapped on Asian beaches come from the EU. Greece and Germany are the biggest sinners, says NGO Shipbreaking Platform in a new survey.
Photo: IMO
Photo: IMO

NGO Shipbreaking Platform has performed a survey of how many ships were scrapped on beaches around the world last year. Of the 1,213 large oceangoing vessels that were scrapped in 2013, 645 ships met their demise on non-certified beaches in countries such as India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh.

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