October 25, 2014

FRONT DRIVER's Last Port of Call -- Gadani Beach Pakistan Where Greenpeace Is Nowhere to Be Seen



At Gadani Beach, 40 kilometers west of Karachi City, where men with saws made of fire come every day to do a job of work.

Shipbreaking: How it begins.

Supertanker FRONT DRIVER, built in 1991 by Hyundai Heavy Industries South Korea (and owned by Frontline Management of Norway) - Now at the end of it's service life comes to Gadani beach of Pakistan, for decommissioning and breaking. All the steel (almost 90,000 tons of it) will now get recycled, and used within Pakistan.

6:18 Collision Alarm

7:15 FRONT DRIVER is now officially part of Pakistan's territory.

11:57 Captain Siddique and his crew now cut their way out of the ship.

15:15 Ship's condition after a few days.

Posted by gerardvanderleun at October 25, 2014 11:23 AM
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So far from the Clyde…


Posted by: Milo Galt at October 25, 2014 7:58 AM

Quick, somebody call OSHA.

Posted by: Ray at October 26, 2014 4:59 PM