A fascinating, heartfelt article about shipbreaking at Alang. Students of Labor Economics and unions should read it, especially the last part.
ShippingWatch visits one of the most controversial places in the shipping industry, India’s shipbreaking facilities on the beaches of Alang. After banning this location, Maersk has changed its mind and now sends end-of-life vessels to Alang. See all the pictures here from an otherwise very closed-off workplace. – Author: GRETCHEN PEDERSEN