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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.

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.

Workers climbing onto a ship at the Gaddani ship-breaking yard in Pakistan. The...

The Ship Breakers - In Focus - The Atlantic Laborers climb up an iron chain and ladder to break down a ship for scrap metal at the Gaddani ship breaking yard in Pakistan on November (Reuters/Akhtar Soomro)

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.

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.

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.

Gadani ship-breaking yard blast kills at least 11 in Pakistan

Gadani ship-breaking yard blast kills at least 11 in Pakistan

Gaddani Ship-breaking Yard, located 50 km northwest of Karachi, shot to international prominence in the early 1980s as the biggest ship breaking yard anywhere in the world. Ship-breaking had started there much before Pakistan’s independence. But it registered spectacular growth after independence, enabling this industry to enter the club of top ship-breakers in the world by the mid-nineteen-sixties.

Gaddani Ship-breaking Yard, located 50 km northwest of Karachi, shot to international prominence in the early 1980s as the biggest ship breaking yard anywhere in the world. Ship-breaking had started there much before Pakistan’s independence. But it registered spectacular growth after independence, enabling this industry to enter the club of top ship-breakers in the world by the mid-nineteen-sixties.

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