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Old 01 February 2014, 08:30   #11
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Here's a link to Google maps which is quite interesting

https://maps.google.co.uk/maps?q=ala...gl=uk&t=h&z=14
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Amazing pic, there much be 150 ships being scrapped.

Most well beyond even buffers skills to restore
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Old 01 February 2014, 09:54   #13
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Here's a link to Google maps which is quite interesting

https://maps.google.co.uk/maps?q=ala...gl=uk&t=h&z=14
That's the beach in India, where they break around 300+ ships a year. A pal of mine went there a few years ago, reckons health and safety doesn't really apply there
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This is quite interesting.... Shipbreakers in Gadani beach, Pakistan - YouTube
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That's the beach in India, where they break around 300+ ships a year. A pal of mine went there a few years ago, reckons health and safety doesn't really apply there
Indeed. When I see the old buffers on here moaning about "'Elf & Safety" I remember those unfortunate enough not to be troubled by it - a little like those poor souls in the Victorian era who were broken, crushed, poisoned and destroyed in the name of efficiency and maximised profits...
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......................a little like those poor souls in the Victorian era who were broken, crushed, poisoned and destroyed in the name of efficiency and maximised profits...
Oh! happy times, brings a tear to my eye

Seriously, I think that the real scandal is the environmental impact. We ship (pardon the pun) our sh1t out to places to be broken in conditions that would never be allowed here. The pollution must be horrific
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Looks like the video is no longer available.
This - from another forum - is said to be the view from the bridge. They had a quick look first!
"Beaching as seen from the bridge, took them two attempts

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