Chittagong Ship Breaking Yard is located in Bangladesh, and is the world's second-largest ship breaking area. The ship breaking takes place in the Fauzdarhat area along the 11 mile Sitakunda coastal strip, 12 miles north-west of Chittagong. (V)

Chittagong Ship Breaking Yard is located in Bangladesh, and is the world's second-largest ship breaking area. The ship breaking takes place in the Fauzdarhat area along the 11 mile Sitakunda coastal strip, 12 miles north-west of Chittagong.

A Pakistani worker pulls on a wire he will connect to a thick chain that will in turn be used to peel away a slab of the outer structure of a beached vessel in one of the 127 ship-breaking plots in Geddani, some 40Kms west of Karachi on July 10. (Roberto Schmidt/AFP/Getty Images)

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A Pakistani worker pulls on a wire he will connect to a thick chain that will in turn be used to peel away a slab of the outer structure of a beached vessel in one of the 127 ship-breaking plots in Geddani, some west of Karachi on July

Ship Breaking

Bangladesh: Ship Breaking in Chittagong – dangerous, polluting, but profitable. What is the Best way forward for this least developed nation?

Close-up on the work on one of the ships at the Ship Breaking Yard of Gadani, Pakistan. (www.jungle.eu)

Ship Breaking Yard of Gadani

Discover Ship Breaking Yard of Gadani in Gaddani, Pakistan: The third largest ship breaking yard in the world has created an eerie shipping graveyard in southern Pakistan.

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Chittagong Ship Breaking Yard is the largest of its type in the world. Around 80 active ship breaking yards line an eight-mile stretch of the Bangladeshi coast.

Ship Breaking Yard of Gadani | Atlas Obscura

Ship Breaking Yard of Gadani

Discover Ship Breaking Yard of Gadani in Gaddani, Pakistan: The third largest ship breaking yard in the world has created an eerie shipping graveyard in southern Pakistan.

Abandoned vessels forever beached in the epic ship breaking yards of Bangladesh

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15 Amazing Shipwrecks, Boat Graveyards and Abandoned Vessels Across the World - Page 2 of 7 - Urban Ghosts Media

A hulking oil tanker stands with its bow removed on Gadani beach.

Pakistan’s Gadani ship-breaking yard is one of the world's largest ship breaking operations.

Ship Breaking, Chittagong, Bangladesh. Ship breaking or ship demolition is a type of ship disposal involving the breaking up of ships for scrap recycling. Most ships have a lifespan of a few decades before there is so much wear that refitting and repair become uneconomical. Ship breaking allows materials from the ship, especially steel, to be recycled. Equipment on board the vessel can also be reused. Photo by gnome_sydney, via Flickr (V)

It had been the worst affected industry by the Global economic slowdown and declining demand for steel. Asian countries like India Bangladesh were thriving with ship breaking and related business for

15 Amazing Shipwrecks, Boat Graveyards and Abandoned Vessels Across the World

15 Amazing Shipwrecks, Boat Graveyards and Abandoned Vessels Across the World

The seabed's of the world's oceans abound with amazing shipwrecks and abandoned vessels, alongside the enigmatic boat graveyards that litter our shores.

Abandon Ship - Chittagong Ship Breaking Yards (Bangladesh)

Adventure Travel - The Sojourner: Abandon Ship - Chittagong Ship Breaking Yards (Bangladesh)

Like all man-made vehicles, ships have a useful lifespan and when that time is up, their internal fittings are gutted and metal recycled as scrap - enter the epic and dangerous world of ship breaking.

Epic Photographs of Ship Breaking in Bangladesh

The seabed& of the world& oceans abound with amazing shipwrecks and abandoned vessels, alongside the enigmatic boat graveyards that litter our shores.

Life is a beach - well it is for these beached ship wrecks.... - http://www.thevintagenews.com/2015/03/19/life-is-a-beach-well-it-is-for-these-beached-ship-wrecks/

Gadani ship-breaking yard Pakistan is the world's third largest ship breaking yard. The yard consists of 132 ship-breaking plots located across a 10 km long beach.

Chittagong Ship Breaking Yard

Photos of the shipbreakers and shipbreaking of Bangladesh from Mike Hettwer. Was used in National Geographic article on shipbreakers.

Gorjuss Girl THE FRIENDLY HEDGEHOG Clear Stamp Set - Spend $35 for Ship Breaks

Gorjuss Girl THE FRIENDLY HEDGEHOG Clear Stamp Set - Spend $35 for Ship Breaks

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