Alang Ship Recycling Yard - The largest ship-recycling yard in the world. Located on the western coast of the Gulf of Cambay, Gujarat, India. Hundreds of ships from all over the world find their final resting place in Alang every year.
Is There a Decent Way to Break Up Ships? by Paul J. Bailey - ILO Sectoral Activities paper (2000): "By any standards, the demolition of ships is a dirty and dangerous occupation. However, the feasibility of ship-breaking is largely determined by the price of scrap metal. The recent introduction of environmental and safety laws in China - once the major breaking nation - has made this industry unprofitable in that country. The race is to the bottom to find countries where occupational health and safety standards are not enforced."
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