May Day 2024 celebrated by YPSA

Workers-owners will build the country, Bangladesh will be smart Keeping this theme in mind today on 1st May organization for sustainable development organized a colorful rally from Phultala Bazar area of ​​Bar Aulia in Sitakunda and discussion meeting with the participation of workers of various industries and local people from …Read More

DIFE and YPSA jointly celebrate the National Occupational Health and Safety Day 2024

The Department of Inspection for Factories and Establishments (DIFE) and YPSA jointly celebrate the National Occupational Health and Safety Day 2024 in Chattogram on Sunday. The theme of this year’s celebration was “Healthy Workers, Beautiful Work Environment, Building a Smart Bangladesh.” The program was held at the Chattogram Zila Shilpokola …Read More

US Ambassador Peter D. Haas Tours YPSA Safety First Center

Peter D. Haas, United States ambassador to Bangladesh, visited YPSA’s Safety First Center in Chattogram on  April 23. The Ambassador’s visit aimed to learn about YPSA’s various activities for improving the ship recycling industry. He was accompanied by Mr. Stephen Ibelli, Public Affairs Officer, Ms. Asha Beh, Information Officer, and …Read More

The Challenges to be Green Ship Recycling Yard in Bangladesh : YPSA Round Table Meeting

Bangladesh’s ship recycling industry dismantles hundreds of scrap ships every year. The industry not only employs thousands of people but also provides revenue worth Tk. 1000-1500 crore to the government. Despite the improvement in safety and compliance, the industry witnessed the lowest imports of scrap ships in a decade. In …Read More

Ship Recycling Market in Dire Straits: Hellenic Shipping News

The ship recycling market has remained in a difficult state with very few demolition candidates. In its latest weekly report, shipbroker Clarkson Platou Hellas said that “there was more upheaval to report this week, this time coming from Bangladesh, where despite price levels showing signs of improving, the Bangladeshi Government …Read More

YPSA provided food assistance to 10,000 Shipbreaking workers and disadvantaged groups

YPSA, an organization for sustainable development, has provided food assistance to 10,000 workers and disadvantaged groups in the Sitakund area. Each packet weighing about 28 KG was given rice, pulses, potatoes, salt, oil, soap, and detergent powder. Local Union Parishad chairmen took part in the distribution of these food items. …Read More

Explosion killed another Shipbreaking worker after five days of the injury

One of the severely burned workers, died today on 16th Aoril’2021, who had faced fire accident and suffered burn injuries in an explosion at Jamuna Shipbreakers in Chattogram’s Sitakunda, while undergoing treatment at Sheikh Hasina National Burn Institute in Dhaka. The deceased was identified as Md Jihad (18), hailing from …Read More

Worker died in RA Shipbreaking yard

Another shipbreaking worker, foreman, died by an accident while an iron sheet fell on him at RA Shipbreaking Yard in Chattogram’s Sitakunda upazila on 13th April, 2021. The deceased was identified as Ataur Rahman (45), son of Shomser Ali of Kurigram, reports our staff correspondent quoting Abdullah Al Sakib Mubarrat, …Read More

Safety First Boat Rally

Safety FIrst Boat Rally to Raise Safety Awareness in Ship Recycling industry. Ship Recycling Industry is one of the most accident prone industries in Bangladesh. As most of the recyclers do not tend to maintain proper safety measures, the death toll in the industry counts 15 to 20 on average …Read More