SHIP BREAKING YARDS

  • Gujarat yatra: Health, pollution woes in Alang ignored December 5, 2012

    Bhavnagar: It's Day 3 of CNNIBN's Gujarat yatra and CNNIBN heads to Bhavnagar, where life revolves around a ship breaking yard. Alang, that employs almost 50,000 people, is a big money spinner both for the state and the central government, but is also a big polluter. Alang, the graveyard of...
  • Watch: Central team to probe into toxic ship in Gujarat October 20, 2009

    A Central team has started looking into allegations whether the controversial US Ship Platinum II 2 anchored off the Alang coast in Gujarat is carrying toxic materials. This even as reports are suggesting that radioactive material is now leaking from the ship. ...
  • 'Toxic ship' anchored off Gujarat coast leaking October 19, 2009

    New Delhi: A US ship allegedly carrying toxic material has developed cracks in its hull and water has begun to enter the vessel off the coast of Gujarat. Platinum II is anchored off the Saurashtra coast waiting for clearance to beach at Alang, the shipbreaking centre in Bhavnagar district. Platinum II, a...