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Shipbreaking: Hazards and Liabilities - Galley, Michael
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Most of the world's redundant ships are scrapped on the beaches of the Indian sub-continent, largely by hand. As well as cargo residues and wastes, ships contain high levels of hazardous materials that are released into the surrounding ecology when scrapped. The scrapping process is labour-intensive and largely manual; injuries and death are commonplace. Ship breaking was a relatively obscure industry until the late 1990s. In just 12 years, action by environmental NGOs has led to the ratification of an international treaty ...

Shipbreaking: Hazards and Liabilities 2016, Springer, Cham

ISBN-13: 9783319352633

Trade paperback

Shipbreaking: Hazards and Liabilities 2014, Springer International Publishing AG, Cham

ISBN-13: 9783319046983

2014 edition