- published: 02 Jan 2009
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This is amazing, everybody knows the shipbreaking yard in Alang, India but there is also one in Gaddani or Gadani beach in Pakistan. The Gadani ship-breaking yard is a centre for the breaking up of derelict ocean-going vessels for scrap. The yard is located in Gadani, Pakistan, about 50 kilometres northwest of Karachi. This is a compilation from the documentary "Workingman's Death", see http://www.workingmansdeath.com In the 1980s,the Gadani yard was described as the largest ship-breaking yard in the world, with more than 30,000 direct employees. However, competition from newer facilities in India and Bangladesh resulted in a significant reduction in output, with the Gadani yard producing less than one fifth of the scrap it produced twenty years ago. A reduction in taxes on scrap met...
Tuesday, November 1, 2016 Reportedly, the labourers were working on an unused oil tanker when the incident occurred. The local administration has also sought assistance from the Karachi fire brigade authorities to control the situation. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif expressed deep grief over the incident and directed the concerned authorities to speed up rescue operation. Gadani ship-breaking yard is the world‘s third largest ship breaking yard. The yard consists of 132 ship-breaking plots located across a 10 km long beachfront at Gadani. Explore The World! PLEASE SUBSCRIBE FOR MORE VIDEOS Subscription Link: https://goo.gl/eIOq7S
At my recent karachi trip at gadani with Aaiman
Supertanker named FRONT DRIVER, built in 1991 by Hyundai Heavy Industries South Korea (and owned by Frontline Management of Norway) - Now at the end of it's service life comes to Gadani beach of Pakistan, for decommissioning and breaking. All the steel (almost 90,000 tons of it) will now get recycled, and used within Pakistan. This video shows how a giant ship such as this arrived at Gadani beach (on November 28th 2012), and how got broken up. Special thanks to Mr. Dewan Rizwan Farooqui (Chairman of Pakistan Ship Breaker's Association) - For allowing me to gather all this video footage, as well as being an amazing host.
19 killed in Gadani ship-breaking yard explosion The death toll from an explosion and fire at Gadani shipbreaking yard has risen to 19, officials said Wednesday, as a search continued for more victims. At least 58 others were wounded on Tuesday when a gas cylinder exploded and started a fire inside an oil tanker at the Gadani yard. "It can take another 48 hours to control the fire, as the tanker still has a significant quantity of oil present in the ship," said Commissioner Kalat Hashim Gulzai. Local firefighters supported by the Pakistan Navy and coastguard were still battling to extinguish the fire Wednesday, Hashim said. He said the contractor for the tanker work had been arrested and all shipbreaking at the yard has been banned while safety standards are reviewed. A local governme...
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