Five killed in blast at Alang ship breaking yard in Gujarat

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

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

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

Operation ‘salvage Wisdom’ abandoned

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

UN officials inspect sites at Alang ship-breaking yard

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

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

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

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

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

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.