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Alang yard mishap: NHRC issues notices to Shipping Ministry, Gujarat

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 22:00

National Human Rights Commission issued notices to the Union Shipping Ministry and Gujarat government over the death of five persons allegedly due to gas leakage at Alang ship-breaking yard in the state recently.

Five killed in blast at Alang ship breaking yard in Gujarat

Last Updated: Saturday, June 28, 2014, 13:30

Five persons were killed on Saturday and seven others injured when a blast triggered by a suspected gas leak took place in a ship being dismantled at the Alang ship-breaking yard in Bhavnagar district of Gujarat.

Five labourers killed after blast in oil tanker

Last Updated: Saturday, October 06, 2012, 22:26

Five labourers were on Saturday killed and two others seriously injured after a blast in an oil tanker at Alang ship-breaking yard in Bhavnagar.

MV Wisdom docks at Alang in Gujarat

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 20, 2011, 18:20

Singapore-flagged cargo ship MV Wisdom finally anchored at Alang for dismantling, Gujarat Maritime Board officials said.

Operation ‘salvage Wisdom’ abandoned

Last Updated: Friday, June 17, 2011, 15:18

MV Wisdom was being tugged to Gujarat when the cable to its tow boat snapped, causing the vessel to drift towards the Mumbai coast.

Labourer dies due to gas leak in Alang ship-breaking yard

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 08, 2010, 18:25

One labourer died and another was injured due to gas leak in the Alang ship-breaking yard, police said Tuesday.

UN officials inspect sites at Alang ship-breaking yard

Last Updated: Sunday, January 17, 2010, 22:13

A team of United Nations (UN) human rights officers on Sunday inspected various sites at the Alang ship-breaking yard here to assess the working conditions and facilities, officials of the Gujarat Pollution Control Board said.

UN officials in Alang to assess human rights issues

Last Updated: Saturday, January 16, 2010, 21:50

Two UN officials have arrived to assess various issues concerning the human rights of workers engaged in the ship-breaking industry at Alang, Gujarat Pollution Control Board (GPCB) officials said here on Saturday.

No toxic waste found on US ship at Alang

Last Updated: Saturday, October 24, 2009, 18:09

The Central probe team which inspected the controversial US ship Platinum-II anchored at the Alang shipyard in Gujarat has given a clean chit to it saying there were no toxic materials on board.

‘Toxic ship’ sinking off Alang coast

Last Updated: Monday, October 19, 2009, 14:26

Cracks have formed on a ship containing radioactive & toxic substance which is docked off Alang coast.

Inquiry ordered into anchoring of radioactive ship in Alang

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 14, 2009, 22:05

An inquiry has been ordered into reports that an allegedly radioactive contaminated ship from the United States has anchored at the ship-breaking yards of Alang in Gujarat, the government said on Wednesday.

Another ship carrying toxic substance docks at Alang

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 13, 2009, 23:56

Union Ministry of Environment & Forests has sought details from the Gujarat Pollution Control Board and Gujarat Maritime Board on a ship that has come for dismantling at Alang which is allegedly carrying hazardous toxic substance.